Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

The Vermont Community Loan Fund is a mission-driven, community-focused alternative lender. We provide loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care & learning providers and developers of affordable housing who don’t qualify for a loan from a traditional lender. We develop and promote innovative capital-based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity. We're invested in a stronger, healthier, happier Vermont.


The money we lend is loaned to us by impact investors who want to do more with their money. VCLF investors want a safe, sensible way to invest in Vermont, doing good for Vermonters today and saving for their own tomorrow. In over thirty years, with over $100 million loaned, we've never failed to repay an investor. Individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations: EVERYONE can invest in Vermont through the Vermont Community Loan Fund.


The Vermont Community Loan Fund is a mission-driven, community-focused alternative lender. We provide loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care & learning providers and developers of affordable housing who don’t qualify for a loan from a traditional lender. We develop and promote innovative capital-based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity. We're invested in a stronger, healthier, happier Vermont.


The money we lend is loaned to us by impact investors who want to do more with their money. VCLF investors want a safe, sensible way to invest in Vermont, doing good for Vermonters today and saving for their own tomorrow. In over thirty years, with over $100 million loaned, we've never failed to repay an investor. Individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations: EVERYONE can invest in Vermont through the Vermont Community Loan Fund.


Borrow

Borrow

Opportunity is the heart of the Vermont Community Loan Fund. When entrepreneurs are ready to grow, when community leaders have a new idea to better provide their services, they know the Loan Fund has the patient, flexible loan capital and other resources to help them emerge, evolve and become.

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Invest

Invest

YOU can invest in Vermont, for Vermont. Join our community of impact investors - individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations, and more - and do more with your money.

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Recent News

We're Hiring: Loan Fund Seeks Director of Business Lending

We're Hiring: Loan Fund Seeks Director of Business Lending

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a nonprofit financial institution, is recruiting a lending professional to help us meet our goal of providing economic opportunities to low- and moderate-income Vermonters.

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Seven Days Profiles Loan Fund Borrowers at Stone's Throw Pizza

Seven Days Profiles Loan Fund Borrowers at Stone's Throw Pizza

The plates at the new pizzeria in Fairfax are nine-inch pizza pans that cost 70 cents apiece. The silverware is left over from a Stowe wedding. The base of the table by the front door, a low wooden pedestal, was found in the woods by chef and co-owner Silas Pollitt when he was foraging formushrooms. It holds a slab of rock that evokes the name of the restaurant: Stone's Throw Pizza.

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New Year, Nu Chocolat: New Loan Fund Borrower in Seven Days

New Year, Nu Chocolat: New Loan Fund Borrower in Seven Days

New year, new chocolate. By the end of this month, NU Chocolat will open at 180 Battery Street in Burlington, co-owner Kevin Toohey told Seven Days earlier this week.

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Fundscape, our interactive online map, helps you learn more about the Loan Fund's work throughout Vermont. Learn more about all the good things we're up to in YOUR community!

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