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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

Rutland Herald Spotlights Loan Fund's SPROUT Program

A new washing station at Sweetland Farm has made a big difference in produce production at the diversified vegetable operation in Norwich. “It’s increased efficiency, increased produce cleanliness, and increases our control over pests entering this space,” says farm owner Norah Lake..Read More

Neighborworks, VCLF Net Federal Grants

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund gave $184 million in grants and loans to community credit unions and loan funds nationwide, two of them in Vermont..Read More