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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

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VCLF Announces New Round of SPROUT Loan Program

The Vermont Community Loan Fund has announced the second round of SPROUT, a low-interest loan program for emerging working lands entrepreneurs. Read More

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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

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Gwen Pokalo Joins VCLF's Board of Directors

Having collaborated with and supported the Loan Fund in a number of ways in recent years, Gwen Pokalo, Executive Director of the Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) Vermont, has strengthened her bond with our organization even further as she joins VCLF’s Board of Directors..Read More

VCLF Announces $2 Million Investment from Bank of America

At press conference on May 24, Governor Phil Scott was joined by the Vermont Community Loan Fund to announce a $2 million loan from Bank of America, to enable flexible financing and other services to Vermont’s small businesses, nonprofits and community facilities, as well as affordable housing developers and early care and learning programs..Read More

VCLF Lends $983,000 in 1st Quarter 2018

The Vermont Community Loan Fund loaned almost a million dollars to Vermont's small businesses, early care & learning programs, developers of affordable housing and community facilities in the first Quarter of 2018. .Read More