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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 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

VCLF Lends Almost $2.8 Million in Q2 2019

Jeffersonville food entrepreneur Lea Ann Macrery has never lacked for drive. Now, thanks to financing from the Vermont Community Loan Fund, her new business, My Favorite Things Food Truck, is ready to hit the road..Read More