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August 9th: The Alliance is Hiring a Public Engagement Director

The Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance (the Alliance) is a statewide, independent advocacy coalition of parents, community members, organizations, and early childhood providers who are committed to improving public policies that impact young children between the ages of birth and eight in the areas of health, safety, food and economic security, and early care and education. The role of the Public Engagement Director is to support advocacy activities that advance the mission of the Alliance by coordinating its community engagement and education activities; providing direct advocacy support during the legislative session; and supporting membership engagement. 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

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VCLF Lends $1.58 Million in 4th Quarter 2021

In the fourth quarter of 2021, VCLF loaned $1.58 million to Vermont's small businesses, early care & learning programs and affordable housing developers. Read More

VCLF Lends $1,371,936 So Far in 2020

The Vermont Community Loan Fund loaned $1,371,936 to Vermont’s small businesses, early care & learning programs, affordable housing developers and community facilities in the first and second quarters of 2020, promoting job creation, expanding access to quality care, affordable homes and provision of vital community services throughout Vermont..Read More

Resources for VT Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Like you, everyone at the Vermont Community Loan Fund is pulling together to adapt to our changing work (and life!) landscape this week. As our world community organizes to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Loan Fund will continue to work with our partners and stakeholders to ensure that we’re doing everything we can to help folks stay healthy and weather this unprecedented situation..Read More

VCLF Lends $660,4766 in Q4, $4.47 Million in 2019

The Vermont Community Loan Fund loaned $660,476 to Vermont’s small businesses, early care & learning programs, affordable housing developers and community facilities in the fourth quarter of 2019, promoting job creation, expanding access to quality care, affordable homes and provision of vital community services throughout Vermont..Read More