Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

  • Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

    VEDA has provided over $2.288 billion to Vermont Businesses and Farms.

  • Supporting what it means to be "Made in Vermont"

    VEDA has many innovative loan programs tailored to meet your needs.

  • Our People get up before the sun. Just like you.

    At VEDA, we work with all types of farming operations.

  • Supporting Investment in Vermont High Tech

    Some of the world's most innovative companies have started here or have chosen Vermont as their home.

  • We know how much work goes into Rest & Relaxation.

    Since 2000, VEDA has loaned over $48 million to Vermont tourism businesses.

  • Running the Numbers

    VEDA’s loan portfolio at June 30, 2016 totaled $259 Million.

Agricultural Financing

At VEDA, we work with all types of farming operations. Learn More

Commercial Financing

At VEDA, we've worked with companies who make everything from ice cream to eyewear to steel. Learn More

Energy Financing

VEDA provides financing for commercial and agricultural energy generation and efficiency projects. Learn More

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For over four decades, the Vermont Economic Development Authority has partnered with Vermont banks and other lenders to provide low-interest loans to Vermont businesses and farms, both large and small.

Our loan officers have a combined total of over 150 years of lending experience. At VEDA, we understand an entrepreneur's excitement in starting a new business, and/or a business owner's concerns in expanding an existing one. Since 1974, VEDA has provided over $2.16 billion in financial assistance to Vermont businesses and farms. Our programs have contributed to the creation of tens of thousands of jobs, helping Vermont's economy grow and prosper.

News and Events

VEDA December 2016 Board Meeting

The VEDA Board of Directors will meet on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at VEDA's offices at 58 East State Street, Montpelier, VT.   Read more

VEDA APPROVES $129 MILLION IN LOANS – Higher Than Any Prior Year

South Burlington, VT – In Fiscal Year 2016, VEDA approved financings of $129 million – higher than any prior year, including last year’s approvals of $88 million. The Authority also surpassed any...Read more

VEDA October Board Meeting and Annual Luncheon

The VEDA Board of Directors will meet on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1117 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT.  See agendas here....Read more