Recent News

News Thumb

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

News Thumb

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

News Thumb

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 Awarded $12,000 by People's United Community Foundation

The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has once again awarded $12,000 to the Vermont Community Loan Fund to support its Business Loan Program. This brings the total to over $65,000 in 7 years.Read More

VCLF's 2015 Annual Report Now Available

Our 2015 Annual Report, Focus On Vermont Community Loan Fund, is now available hereon our website. Read all about our continuing focus on building a stronger, healthier Vermont and the extraordinary outcomes resulting from the year's work and collaborations..Read More

VCLF Welcomes New Staff, Bids Farewell to UVM Intern

In March, we welcomed Sharon Bernard as our new Senior Accountant. Sharon joined us from Capstone Community Action in Barre, where she served as Director of Finance for seven years. Prior to that, Sharon spent 13 years at National Life of Vermont. Sharon and her husband live in Montpelier, nearby to their two daughters' families.Read More