What a Year!

by Martin on January 6, 2016

CCVT is the SBA Microlender of the Year CCVT Closes 2015 with Highest Ever Loan Volume MBVT Grant Recognizes CCVT as a Stepping Stone for Lower Income Entrepreneurs The Stories of Vermont Seen around the State Borrower Snapshot: Patchwork Farm and Bakery, East Hardwick SBA Microlender of the Year – Three Years Running! At its […]

Our borrowers are fundamental to our work as New England’s leading microlender. Today we are delighted to release an innovative new “StoryMap” that allows us to capture some of our entrepreneurs’ stories in an interactive, digital presentation. Linked from our website homepage and posted at, the map tells of some of Vermont’s most creative […]

divvi, David, dirt bikes — and grants!

by Martin on September 25, 2015

CCVT Receives $700,000 from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund  Senators Sanders and Leahy, and Representative Welch, announced on Tuesday that CCVT was awarded a $700,000 CDFI grant. This grant was in recognition Community Capital of Vermont’s leadership in delivering business loans and technical assistance to economically disadvantaged startups and existing businesses. […]

Community Capital of Vermont, New England’s highest volume SBA micro-lender, has received funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration to offer consulting and advisory business services to borrowers in the areas of marketing, advertising, sales, and financial management. Community Capital is a nonprofit, community-based lending organization that specializes in providing loans to business owners who […]

Community Capital of Vermont, New England’s highest volume SBA micro-lender, provided loans to tradespeople, restaurant entrepreneurs, food artisans, and service providers in the first quarter of 2015. Loan amounts for January through March ranged from $2,000 to $70,000 per business, and businesses were spread among Rutland, Washington, Lamoille, and Caledonia counties. Community Capital of Vermont […]

CCVT News, December 2014

by Martin on December 17, 2014

Community Capital of Vermont is honored to be recognized as the Microlender of the Year by the SBA Vermont District Office. The award was made at the SBA’s annual meeting and award ceremony earlier in December. Two-thirds of the SBA microloans originated in Vermont in the last year were by Community Capital! Some of our […]

CCVT News, September 2014

by Martin on September 29, 2014

Community Capital of Vermont is having a tremendous year, with our largest lending volume in our history. In fact, we have made more SBA loans since last October than any other lender in Vermont – this includes Peoples United Bank, TD Bank, and Key Bank and 29 other for-profit and non-profit lenders. Microenterprises and small […]

CCVT News, April 2014

by Martin on April 23, 2014

SBA Microloan Program. Community Capital is Vermont’s largest volume Microloan lender! After just one year of becoming certified as an SBA Microloan lender, CCVT has originated over 60% of Microloans in Vermont over the last two quarters. These are just a few of our SBA borrowers: ♦      Sarah DeFelice is the proud owner of Bailey […]

CCVT News, November 2013

by Martin on November 22, 2013

This is a brief update on news at CCVT: Two new board members! I am excited to announce that two new board members have joined Community Capital of Vermont: Joan Goldstein and Ela Chapin.  Joan is the executive director of the Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation and she has over twenty years working in financial […]

Nice front page article in the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus about Community Capital’s lending in Barre City! Follow this link: Times Argus, 11-5-13.

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