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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

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Women- and Minority-owned Businesses APPLY MONDAY JULY 6 VT Emergency Economic Recovery Grant

May 8th, 2020: COVID-19 Update from Executive Director Will Belongia Read More

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OUR Opportunity

Read about VCLF's commitment to opening doors and creating access in our 2019 Annual Report, "Access to Success: Opportunity for All Vermonters" Read More

Building Bright Futures Issues New Early Care & Learning Industry Report

In January, Building Bright Futures (BBF), Vermont’s early childhood state advisory council, issued their latest report, Building Vermont’s Future from the Child Up, outlining the think tank’s recommendations to ensure high-quality, affordable, accessible early care and learning opportunities for all Vermont families. .Read More

VCLF Lends $609,500 in Q4 2018

Learn about recent loans to the Skinny Pancake, Amber Bollman Child Care, Cedar Sawmill of Vermont, NU Chocolat, and West Meadow Farm Bakery..Read More

Seven Days Profiles Loan Fund Borrowers at Stone's Throw Pizza

The plates at the new pizzeria in Fairfax are nine-inch pizza pans that cost 70 cents apiece. The silverware is left over from a Stowe wedding. The base of the table by the front door, a low wooden pedestal, was found in the woods by chef and co-owner Silas Pollitt when he was foraging for mushrooms. It holds a slab of rock that evokes the name of the restaurant: Stone's Throw Pizza..Read More