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Welcome AllTogetherNow!

by Community Capital on December 7, 2017

New Digs for the New Year The holidays bring to small businesses magic and wonder, including revitalization. New energy comes in many forms – increased sales, community appreciation –  and in the case of All Together Now! a brilliant new creative space. AllTogetherNow! is a thriving preschool, art and music center, and provider of popular […]

Letter from the CCVT Board

by Community Capital on November 22, 2017

Dear friends of Community Capital of VT, 2017 has been a busy and fruitful year at CCVT. With the support of our primary funding partners, the U.S. Small Business Administration and USDA Rural Development, we have secured significant additional loan capital. We are also on target to meet our lending goals by the end of […]

Giving Thanks!

by Community Capital on November 15, 2017

2017 has been an exciting and fruitful year at Community Capital of Vermont. With the backing of our funding partners, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, we have secured significant additional loan capital. CCVT stands at the ready to assist entrepreneurs who are struggling to locate loan funds needed to […]

$1,000,000 in additional loan capital

by Community Capital on October 27, 2017

Read about our newest grant from the Vermont Small Business Association!

What a Year!

by Community Capital 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 […]

Awesome Interactive Map tells CCVT Borrowers’ Stories

by Community Capital on November 23, 2015

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 http://bit.ly/1NNTQZM, the map tells of some of Vermont’s most creative […]

divvi, David, dirt bikes — and grants!

by Community Capital 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 Community Capital 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 […]

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