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September 23rd: VCLF's 2020 Social Impact Report is Here!

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, an ongoing climate emergency and the rising call for a national reckoning on racial justice, the Loan Fund’s work has yielded a remarkable harvest already in 2020. Read More

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July 20th: Read VCLFs Summer NoteWorthy "Driven Apart, Pulling Together: Community in Action"

Read about VCLF borrowers responses, resourcefulness, selflessness & solidarity during COVID-19. Read More

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OUR Opportunity

Read about VCLF's commitment to opening doors and creating access in our 2019 Annual Report, "Access to Success: Opportunity for All Vermonters" Read More

VCLF Lends $522,000 in Q1 2019

Sarah Leblanc seems never to have encountered a closed door she couldn’t open. Take,for example, the challenges she encountered when starting up Georgia’s Next Generation, her new early care & learning center. Located in Georgia, Franklin County, where need for quality early care & learning programs is among the highest in the state, Sarah’s plan for Georgia’s Next Generation would open doors for local families and children from the get-go..Read More

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

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