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January 18th: VCLF is Hiring a Business Navigator

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) is hiring a Business Advisor to provide a variety of financial and business management advisement, technical assistance, and related educational services to new and existing small and micro businesses and organizations as part of VCLF’s Business Resource Center. 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

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

Seven Days Profiles Loan Fund Borrowers at Stone's Throw Pizza

The plates at the new pizzeria in Fairfax are nine-inch pizza pans that cost 70 cents apiece. The silverware is left over from a Stowe wedding. The base of the table by the front door, a low wooden pedestal, was found in the woods by chef and co-owner Silas Pollitt when he was foraging for mushrooms. It holds a slab of rock that evokes the name of the restaurant: Stone's Throw Pizza..Read More