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The Right to Breathe

As we continue to bear witness to the seemingly endless onslaught of murders and attacks suffered by people and communities of color across the country, we at the Vermont Community Loan Fund struggle. We search for words and ways to more effectively, more fully, incorporate racial justice into our work and mission. Read More

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VCLF's Business Resource Center: Growing to Meet the Need

VCLF commits to providing free-of-charge business advisory services to borrowers: tools, resources and consulting services to help build their successful enterprises. Now, with a major expansion of the Loan Fund’s Business Resource Center, those resources will reach further than ever before. Read More

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2020 Impacts Under Review: Doing More With Less

The Loan Fund's 2020 social impact numbers are in, and they tell a compelling story about the collective efforts of our borrowers and staff during a time of extraordinary challenges. 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

On Environmental Justice

Justice has always been at the heart of our work at the Vermont Community Loan Fund. As popular concern about the climate crisis has grown, the relationships between social justice, economic justice and environmental justice have only become more apparent. .Read More