Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

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    Financing for Vermont Businesses and Farms

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

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    Supporting what it means to be "Made in Vermont"

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

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

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

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    Supporting Investment in Vermont High Tech

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

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    We know how much work goes into Rest & Relaxation.

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

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    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

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 $2.288 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

Vermont SBA 2017 Awards Ceremony

VEDA is a sponsor of the Vermont SBA 2017 Awards ceremony, being hosted by the VT SBA and VT Business Magazine at the Middlebury Inn on June 14.  Learn more here:...Read more


The VEDA Board of Directors will meet on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at VEDA's offices at 58 East State Street, Montpelier, VT.   Read more

Vermont Chamber Business EXPO

VEDA is a sponsor of and will be an exhibitor at the Vermont Chamber Business EXPO, being held Thursday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The EXPO will be held at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel....Read more