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/ July 7, 2017 / Newswire

(July 2017) The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), a nonprofit, mission-driven, alternative lender, has been awarded a $1 million financing package from USDA Rural Development’s Intermediary Relending Program (IRP).

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/ June 5, 2017 / Newswire

On May, 26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) opened an invitation for applications for grants to support economic development in rural communities.

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/ December 5, 2016 / Jobs

As part of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Business-Cooperative Service recently announced they are inviting CDFIs to submit applications to serve as the HFFI National Fund Manager.

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/ October 6, 2016 / Newswire

Uplift American Initiative Will Provide More Than $400 Million in Low-Cost Capital to Support Rural and Native American Communities Across the U.S.

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