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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 Lends $837,000 in 3rd Qtr. 2014

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) loaned $837,212 in the 3rd quarter of 2014 to Vermont's small businesses, community facilities, child care programs and developers of affordable housing. These loans have created or preserved quality jobs, affordable homes, quality child care and other essential services for Vermonters throughout the state.Read More

VCLF Awarded $750,000 Grant from U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund

In August, VCLF was awarded a $750,000 grant from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), a program of the US Department of the Treasury. The grant will provide permanent loan capital and support for VCLF's loan programs, providing financial services to Vermont's small businesses, affordable housing developers, child care programs and community facilities.Read More