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Women- and Minority-owned Businesses APPLY MONDAY JULY 6 VT Emergency Economic Recovery Grant

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

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OUR Opportunity

Read about VCLF's commitment to opening doors and creating access in our 2019 Annual Report, "Access to Success: Opportunity for All Vermonters" Read More

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June 24th, 2020: Read "Access to Success: Opportunity for All Vermonters"

Read about VCLF's commitment to opening doors and creating access in our 2019 Annual Report, "Access to Success: Opportunity for All Vermonters" 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