Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

VEDA September 30, 2016 Board Meeting

The VEDA Board of Directors will meet on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at VEDA's offices at 58 East State Street, Montpelier, VT.  See agendas here.

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Manufactured in Vermont Trade Show

VEDA is a sponsor of the Manufactured in Vermont Trade Show, scheduled for tomorrow, September 21st, 2016, at the Champlain Valley Exposition. Learn more here: Read More

VEDA September 20, 2016 Board Meeting

The VEDA Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  View agenda.

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Learning Opportunity for Vermont Lenders and Community Development Officials

REGISTRATION IS OPEN to Vermont community bankers, community development experts, community development financial institutions (CDFIs) and community development partners for a September 21, 2016 free event in Montpelier entitled, "Financing Rural Small Business: Tools of the Trade." The event is co-sponsored by The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), US Small Business Administration (SBA), USDA Rural Development and the Vermont Economic Development Authority.  Call or email David Robinson at USDA to reserve your space at this event:, 202-768-0586. Read More


Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved financing of $7.8 million in financing for economic development projects throughout Vermont totaling $16.8 million. “VEDA is so pleased to be able to provide growth financing to several start-up and early-stage businesses,” said Jo Bradley, VEDA Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, VEDA is helping a long-dormant hydroelectric production facility in southern Vermont once again produce renewable energy.”

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VEDA August 18 Board Meeting

The VEDA Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  Read More

Vermont State Infrastructure Bank Board Meeting

The Vermont State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) Board will meet on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the VEDA office, 58 East State Street in Montpelier.  The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m.  See agenda here.

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VEDA and VACC August 26 Board Meetings

The VEDA and VACC Boards of Directors will meet telephonically on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  See agendas here. Read More

Some Recent Local News Coverage About VEDA-Financed Projects

Some recent news coverage about Vermont economic development projects which VEDA helped finance:

A WCAX story on Smugglers Notch’s expansion project; a Bennington Banner story on the new Hampton Inn breaking ground; a Business Vermont story on Maple Landmark’s manufacturing plant expansion; an Addison Independent story about Golden Well Farm and Apiaries; and a Stowe Reporter story about a local restaurant’s building purchase.



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Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has announced two staff promotions in its agricultural lending program, the Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation (VACC). “We are delighted that two of our very talented staff members have agreed to take on more responsibilities in the important work of providing loans to Vermont farmers and agricultural businesses,” said Jo Bradley, VEDA’s Chief Executive Officer. 

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