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Digging Deeper: Black Dirt Farm Reconsiders Agriculture From the Ground Up

From his 128-acre Black Dirt Farm in Stannard, farmer, composter and activist Tom Gilbert digs deep. He’s devoted decades to exploring sustainable agriculture, food systems and soil health, as he re-thinks farming from the ground up. Read More

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August 9th: Read our 2020 Annual Report, "State of Recovery"

Read about the resilience of your Vermont neighbors, and the Loan Fund’s work offering resources and creating opportunity, in our 2020 Annual Report “State of Recovery: Working Toward a More Resilient, More Equitable Vermont”. Read More

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July 26th: VCLF is Hiring a Senior Accountant

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) is hiring a Senior Accountant to apply principles of accounting to record and analyze financial information, and prepare financial reports for internal and external customers. This includes responsibility for all general ledger accounting transactions, maintaining general and subsidiary ledgers, government reporting, and preparing financial statements. Read More

VCLF Celebrates 25 Years of Putting Money to Work in Vermont, for Vermont

On the evening of Thursday, September 27th, the Vermont Community Loan Fund celebrated its 25th anniversary, amidst the company of founders, investors, donors, borrowers, staff and board, stakeholders, legislators and friends of all stripes - who came together to recognize the nonprofit, mission-driven lender’s social and financial impacts across Vermont.Read More

VCLF Awarded $671,000 by U.S. Dept. of Treasury CDFI Fund

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has announced that the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) has been awarded a grant of $671,416 to support its mission-driven lending to Vermont’s small businesses, community facilities and affordable housing and child care programs.Read More

VCLF 1st Quarter 2012 Lending Activity

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) approved $1,379,000 in financing to affordable housing developers, and small businesses throughout Vermont, during the first quarter of 2012.Read More