Learn More about CDFI's and Small Business Resources in Vermont see here
While the federal government does not provide grants for starting or growing small businesses, one of the mechanisms in place to promote small business growth and economic development is the Community Development Financial Institution Fund managed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Community Development Financial Institutions fall into four categories:
New Hampshire New Market Investment Co., LLC
Northern Community Investment Corporation
Opportunities Credit Union
RNA Community Builders, Inc.
Rutland West Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
Vermont Community Loan Fund, Inc.
Vermont Development Ventures Inc.
Vermont Rural Ventures, Inc.
The United States Small Business Administration, otherwise known as SBA, is a United States government agency that was established on the 30th day of July, 1953.
The goal of the National Digital Newspaper Program is to crate a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between the years 1836 and 1922, from all of the States and its territories.