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The Loan Fund is Hiring a Director of Business Resources

The Director of Business Resources will be responsible for VCLF’s advisory and resource services, including the oversight and management of the Business Resource Center (BRC) and its staff. The Director of Business Resources leads the BRC in providing an evolving program of technical assistance to a diverse and growing portfolio of clients throughout the state of Vermont. This position reports to the Executive Director and is part of the senior management team. Read More

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The Loan Fund is Hiring a Loan Administrator

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) is a nonprofit financial institution that provides loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care & learning providers and developers of affordable housing. We develop and promote innovative capital-based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity. VCLF is hiring a Loan Administrator. This position will work in all aspects of loan processing and servicing. Read More

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The Loan Fund's Business Resource Center Builds & Expands

Ten years ago, the Loan Fund launched our first technical assistance programming in the form of Project SUCCESS, which provided specialized resources and services to support early care & learning entrepreneurs. But since then, “things have evolved quite a bit,” says Elena Gustavson, VCLF’s Director of Business Resources. Read More

VCLF Awarded SBA Vermont Micro-Lender of the Year

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, mission-driven lender, was today awarded Vermont Micro-Lender of the Year by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Vermont District Office. Seth Goodall SBA Region 1 Administrator and Darcy Carter, SBA Vermont District Director presented the award to VCLF Executive Director Will Belongia at a gathering at Montpelier’s Capital Plaza Hotel.Read More

VCLF Lends $3.75 Million in 3rd Quarter 2013

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) loaned $3,751,000 to Vermont’s small businesses, child care programs and affordable housing developers in the third quarter of 2013, helping create jobs, quality child care, and safe, affordable homes for Vermont’s families.Read More

VCLF Partner Cow Power is Focus of New Film

Vermont's dairy cows are headed for Hollywood. A new documentary film, focusing on the innovative 'Cow Power' program, premiered in Rutland to rave reviews and will open in Los Angeles later this month.Read More