Recent News

News Thumb

Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures Grants Now Accepting Applications Through VCLF

The Vermont Community Loan Fund is now accepting applications for Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures (BBSBF) 2019 grants. The fund was created in 2002 by the Vermont legislature to increase the quantity and quality of child care and early education programs in Vermont. Read More

News Thumb

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

News Thumb

VCLF welcomes Carmen Tall, new Director of Business and Early Care & Learning Programs

Carmen Tall has joined the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) as Director of Business and Early Care & Learning Programs. Carmen comes to the Loan Fund with extensive experience in commercial lending, mortgage banking, and financial education. Read More

VCLF Celebrates 25 Years of Putting Money to Work in Vermont, for Vermont

On the evening of Thursday, September 27th, the Vermont Community Loan Fund celebrated its 25th anniversary, amidst the company of founders, investors, donors, borrowers, staff and board, stakeholders, legislators and friends of all stripes - who came together to recognize the nonprofit, mission-driven lender’s social and financial impacts across Vermont.Read More

VCLF Awarded $671,000 by U.S. Dept. of Treasury CDFI Fund

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund has announced that the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) has been awarded a grant of $671,416 to support its mission-driven lending to Vermont’s small businesses, community facilities and affordable housing and child care programs.Read More

VCLF 1st Quarter 2012 Lending Activity

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) approved $1,379,000 in financing to affordable housing developers, and small businesses throughout Vermont, during the first quarter of 2012.Read More