Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices



Jake Ide / January 24, 2018 / Voices

We’ve all heard the CDFI industry referred to as a movement, and there’s some truth to that.

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/ November 1, 2017 / Newswire

“30 years ago, a committed group of people decided to act.” remarked VCLF Executive Director Will Belongia. “To take a risk and start something without any assurance that it would work. It wasn’t people saying, ‘Someone should fix that.’ It was people saying, ‘I will fix that!’”

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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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