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We're Hiring: VCLF Seeks Director of Housing and Community Facilities Programs

We're looking to add a Loan Officer to the VCLF team, to help us meet our goal of providing economic opportunities to low- and moderate-income Vermonters. Read More

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September 21st: Read our 2021 Annual Report, "The Road to Resilience"

It's been a challenging road, but at every turn we've been guided by our core values. Community. Access. Justice. Read More

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August 16th: VCLF Launches the Justice Forward Fund

The Vermont Community Loan Fund has launched the Justice Forward Fund, a new financing and business assistance resource for Black, Indigenous & Vermonters of Color (BIPOC Vermonters). A Special Purpose Credit Program, the JFF provides low-/no-cost loans and business development services. Read More

VCLF's Learning Lab Opens New Doors

From the Loan Fund’s new home at 7 School Street in Montpelier, VCLF Director of Business Resources Elena Gustavson glances at the large, wall-mounted memo board in the all-new Learning Lab. It’s filled from top to bottom with calendar items for the next several months: dates for surveys, details from brainstorming sessions, conferences, presentation topics and more. “And there’s a lot more coming up,” Elena says, excitedly..Read More

VCLF Lends Over $1.9 Million in 2nd Quarter 2021, Surpassing 2020 Totals

In the second quarter of 2021, the Vermont Community Loan Fund made a record 47 loans totaling $1,912,189 and supporting hundreds of Vermont jobs, early care & learning programs and the families enrolled in them, financing affordable homes and supporting provision of essential services in Vermont’s communities. With a total of $3.9 million loaned year-to-date, VCLF has already surpassed our 2020 lending and impacts and is on track to have one of our most impactful years ever..Read More

VCLF's Fall 2021 NoteWorthy Newsletter is Here!

Read all about the determined VCLF borrowers who confronted the challenges of COVID-19 and re-strategized, relocated, re-committed and resumed business in these extraordinary times. Learn how the VCLF lending team has been breaking all previous lending records with their tireless efforts, borrower outreach, PPP loans...and more!.Read More