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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

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VCLF Helps Bring VT Salumi to Barre

The Times-Argus reports fine meat producer Vermont Salumi will open a facility in the former Homer Fitts building in downtown Barre. Read More

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Delayed Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures Grants Round

Attention! The grant round for Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures will be delayed this year. Read More

VCLF Awarded SBA Vermont Micro-Lender of the Year

The Vermont Community Loan Fund, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, mission-driven lender, was today awarded Vermont Micro-Lender of the Year by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Vermont District Office. Seth Goodall SBA Region 1 Administrator and Darcy Carter, SBA Vermont District Director presented the award to VCLF Executive Director Will Belongia at a gathering at Montpelier’s Capital Plaza Hotel.Read More

VCLF Lends $3.75 Million in 3rd Quarter 2013

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) loaned $3,751,000 to Vermont’s small businesses, child care programs and affordable housing developers in the third quarter of 2013, helping create jobs, quality child care, and safe, affordable homes for Vermont’s families.Read More

VCLF Partner Cow Power is Focus of New Film

Vermont's dairy cows are headed for Hollywood. A new documentary film, focusing on the innovative 'Cow Power' program, premiered in Rutland to rave reviews and will open in Los Angeles later this month.Read More