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May 8th, 2020: COVID-19 Update from Executive Director Will Belongia

May 8th, 2020: COVID-19 Update from Executive Director Will Belongia Read More

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Update: VCLF’s participation in the US SBA Paycheck Protection Program

April 6th, 2020 Update on the Vermont Community Loan Fund's participation in the US Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program Read More

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Resources for VT Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Like you, everyone at the Vermont Community Loan Fund is pulling together to adapt to our changing work (and life!) landscape this week. As our world community organizes to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Loan Fund will continue to work with our partners and stakeholders to ensure that we’re doing everything we can to help folks stay healthy and weather this unprecedented situation. Read More

VCLF Part of Expanded SBA Microloan Program

With the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding an additional $50 million for loans and $24 million for technical assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration is expanding its Microloan program and increasing access to capital for small businesses across the country.Read More

VCLF Puts Stimulus Bill Dollars to Work

Vermont's business sector has been a significant beneficiary of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), the legislation also known as the Stimulus Bill, thanks in large part to the Vermont Community Loan Fund.Read More

VCLF Awarded $2 Million Grant from CDFI Fund

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a 22-year old private, non-profit opportunity finance organization, has been awarded the maximum amount of CDFI grant funding possible: $1.95 million in permanent lending capital and $50,000 in technical assistance funds.Read More