Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

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 prior year’s agricultural loan approvals – $25.8 million to Vermont farms and agricultural businesses.

These and other measures of the Authority’s contributions to Vermont’s economy will be presented today at VEDA’s 42nd Annual Meeting in South Burlington.

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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.  The Board Meeting will be followed by VEDA's Annual Luncheon. Read More

Financing the Working Landscape

VACC is a sponsor of the Financing the Working Landscape conference being held Saturday, October 22nd at Lake Regional Union High School in Orleans. The free conference is being hosted by the Northeastern Vermont Development Association and the The Center for an Agricultural Economy. Learn more here: http://hubs.ly/H04Ptp40 Read More

Vermont Farm to Plate Network Gathering

VACC will be attending the 6th Annual Vermont Farm to Plate Network Gathering at the Killington Grand Resort on October 20 and 21. VEDA and VACC are participants in and supporters of Vermont Farm to Plate work. Learn more here: http://hubs.ly/H04P8Sc0 Read More

VEDA ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT of CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER STEVE GREENFIELD

Director of Operations Cassie Polhemus to Assume COO Position

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has announced two key management changes. Long-time Chief Operating Officer (COO) Steve Greenfield will retire at the end of 2016 and current Director of Operations, Cassie Polhemus, will assume the COO position.

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Renewable Energy Vermont 2016 Conference

VEDA is a sponsor of the 2016 Renewable Energy Vermont conference being held October 13 and 14 at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center. VEDA has financed 62 solar projects in Vermont as of September 2016. Learn more about VEDA's commercial energy financing program here: http://hubs.ly/H04HRv-0. Learn more about the conference here: http://hubs.ly/H04HRv_0 Read More

Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB) Announces New Loan Pilot Programs

The Working Lands Enterprise Board (WLEB) has announced the creation of two innovative new loan pilots in partnership with VEDA and the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) to support working lands entrepreneurs and dairy farms that are transitioning to organic production. Learn more here. Read More

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: http://hubs.ly/H04qQfT0. Read More