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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 Awarded $787,000 Grant from Federal CDFI Fund

”‹The Vermont Community Loan Fund has been awarded a $786,840 grant from the US Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The CDFI Fund awards grants to build capacity of loan funds and other financial institutions serving communities that lack access to financial resources.Read More

VCLF Awarded People's United Community Foundation Grant

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $12,000 from the People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank. The grant supports VCLF’s Business Loan Program which provides funding and business skills training to Vermont’s small and family-owned businesses, helping to create and preserve quality jobs throughout the state.Read More