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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

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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

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We're Hiring: Loan Fund Seeks Director of Business Lending

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a nonprofit financial institution, is recruiting a lending professional to help us meet our goal of providing economic opportunities to low and moderate income Vermonters. Read More

VCLF Becomes VT's First Statewide Microlender

MONTPELIER, Vt. ”“ Representatives of the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), small businesses from across the state, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Senator Patrick Leahy said Friday that two key loan provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ”“ the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund and the Small Business Administration’s Micro-Loan Program ”“ are helping Vermont businesses find access to much-needed capital.Read More

VCLF Part of Expanded SBA Microloan Program

With the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding an additional $50 million for loans and $24 million for technical assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration is expanding its Microloan program and increasing access to capital for small businesses across the country.Read More

VCLF Puts Stimulus Bill Dollars to Work

Vermont's business sector has been a significant beneficiary of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), the legislation also known as the Stimulus Bill, thanks in large part to the Vermont Community Loan Fund.Read More