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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 Awarded $12,000 by People's United Community Foundation

The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has once again awarded $12,000 to the Vermont Community Loan Fund to support its Business Loan Program. This brings the total to over $65,000 in 7 years.Read More

VCLF's 2015 Annual Report Now Available

Our 2015 Annual Report, Focus On Vermont Community Loan Fund, is now available hereon our website. Read all about our continuing focus on building a stronger, healthier Vermont and the extraordinary outcomes resulting from the year's work and collaborations..Read More