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March 22nd: VCLF is Hiring an Investment & Grant Manager

VCLF is hiring an Investment & Grant Manager to focus on impact investment, donation and grant management, investor and donor relations, events, and support for the Board of Directors. Read More

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January 2021 Update: VCLF & the Paycheck Protection Program

April 6th, 2020 Update on the Vermont Community Loan Fund's participation in the US Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program Read More

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VCLFs Will Belongia and Jake Ide Discuss 2020s Challenges, New Initiatives & More on WDEV Radio

Listen in as Will Belongia, our Executive Director, and Jake Ide, our Director of Investment & Philanthropy, discuss the Loan Fund's latest challenges, lending programs and initiatives on local radio station WDEV's "Vermont Viewpoint" with host Ric Cengeri. Read More

VCLF Lends Almost $2.8 Million in Q2 2019

Jeffersonville food entrepreneur Lea Ann Macrery has never lacked for drive. Now, thanks to financing from the Vermont Community Loan Fund, her new business, My Favorite Things Food Truck, is ready to hit the road..Read More

State of Vermont Invests $1.5 Million in VCLF

Vermont Business Magazine State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced a new agreement with the Vermont Community Loan Fund to invest up to $1.5 million to support local investment in Vermont communities, increasing VCLF’s capacity to offer flexible financing so businesses and organizations can grow their missions and stimulate economic activity across the state..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