Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

Impact,
Sustainability,
Justice...
OPPORTUNITY

The Vermont Community Loan Fund creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters.

The Vermont Community Loan Fund is a mission-driven, community-focused alternative lender. We provide loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care & learning providers and developers of affordable housing who don’t qualify for a loan from a traditional lender. We develop and promote innovative capital-based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity. We're invested in a stronger, healthier, happier Vermont.


The money we lend is loaned to us by impact investors who want to do more with their money. VCLF investors want a safe, sensible way to invest in Vermont, doing good for Vermonters today and saving for their own tomorrow. In over thirty years, with over $100 million loaned, we've never failed to repay an investor. Individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations: EVERYONE can invest in Vermont through the Vermont Community Loan Fund.


The Vermont Community Loan Fund is a mission-driven, community-focused alternative lender. We provide loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care & learning providers and developers of affordable housing who don’t qualify for a loan from a traditional lender. We develop and promote innovative capital-based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity. We're invested in a stronger, healthier, happier Vermont.


The money we lend is loaned to us by impact investors who want to do more with their money. VCLF investors want a safe, sensible way to invest in Vermont, doing good for Vermonters today and saving for their own tomorrow. In over thirty years, with over $100 million loaned, we've never failed to repay an investor. Individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations: EVERYONE can invest in Vermont through the Vermont Community Loan Fund.


Borrow

Borrow

Opportunity is the heart of the Vermont Community Loan Fund. When entrepreneurs are ready to grow, when community leaders have a new idea to better provide their services, they know the Loan Fund has the patient, flexible loan capital and other resources to help them emerge, evolve and become.

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Invest

Invest

YOU can invest in Vermont, for Vermont. Join our community of impact investors - individuals & families, institutions, communities of faith, community organizations, and more - and do more with your money.

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Recent News

Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures Fund Grants Now Accepting Applications through VCLF

Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures Fund Grants Now Accepting Applications through VCLF

The Vermont Community Loan Fund is now accepting applications for Building Bright Spaces for Bright Futures (BBSFBF) 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.


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VCLF Lends $522,000 in Q1 2019

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.

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Champlain Housing Trust Closes $8.8M in Financing for Old North End Community Center

Champlain Housing Trust Closes $8.8M in Financing for Old North End Community Center

The Loan Fund was proud to play an early role in CHT's acquisition of this incredible community resource.

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Fundscape, our interactive online map, helps you learn more about the Loan Fund's work throughout Vermont. Learn more about all the good things we're up to in YOUR community!

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