Press Releases

Jo Bradley Presented Prestigious CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award - Distinguished Development Finance Career Recognized

Columbus Ohio – The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) is proud to announce the recipient of the 2017 CDFA Lifetime Achievement Award. This year’s winner was presented the award during a special ceremony at the 2017 National Development Finance Summit in Atlanta, GA on November 16.

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VEDA APPROVED $198.9 MILLION in FY2017 FINANCINGS - Highest Year in Agricultural Lending

South Burlington, VT – VEDA approved 344 financings in FY2017 totaling nearly $199 million. For the second year running, the Authority also surpassed any prior year’s agricultural loan approvals.

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VEDA APPROVES $9.9 MILLION in ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Montpelier, VT – During the last quarter, the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) approved $9.9 million in financing to help support commercial, agricultural, energy and small business projects totaling more than $29 million throughout Vermont.

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VEDA APPROVES $57.4 MILLION IN FINANCING FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $57.4 million in bond and loan financing to support a variety of economic development projects throughout Vermont.

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VEDA APPROVES $7.1 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Manufacturing Projects Among Approvals -- 

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $7.1 million in economic development financings, supporting manufacturing, agricultural, energy and small business projects throughout Vermont.

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VEDA APPROVES $15.2 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $15.2 million in economic development financings, supporting manufacturing, agricultural, energy and small business projects throughout Vermont.

“VEDA is pleased to provide financing assistance to several manufacturing businesses that are expanding and creating new jobs for Vermonters,” said Jo Bradley, VEDA’s Chief Executive Officer. “In addition, agricultural, energy and small business projects will go forward with financing assistance from VEDA.”

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VEDA BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTS NEW SLATE OF OFFICERS

Montpelier, VT - A new slate of elected officers will serve in leadership positions on the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) Board of Directors. “VEDA’s Board is comprised of experienced and dedicated professionals,” said Jo Bradley, VEDA’s Chief Executive Officer. “We deeply appreciate their work in helping to advance the Authority’s economic development mission.”

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VEDA APPROVES $17.4 MILLION IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCING

Montpelier, VT – During the most recent quarter, the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) approved over $17.4 million in financing for economic and agricultural development projects throughout Vermont totaling $30.2 million.

“VEDA is pleased to provide financing that will help manufacturing, agricultural and small business projects move forward with their growth plans,” said Jo Bradley, the Authority’s CEO. “In addition, a community health center will expand, and several renewable energy and start-up initiatives will also receive VEDA financing.”

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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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