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Financing a vision: Building in sustainability

Read our latest article in Business Vermont about King Street Center.

Planning for a new facility is doubly daunting for a nonprofit community organization. In addition to the fundraising and financing necessary for the construction, […]

Commonwealth Dairy expanding in Brattleboro

Commonwealth’s CEO on Wednesday announced yet another expansion of a facility that produces large quantities of the popular Green Mountain Creamery yogurt brand. New Markets Tax Credits were instrumental in a past expansion, and we’re […]

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Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) wins award for GS Precision expansion

Vermont Business Magazine – The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) has been notified of its selection for two Northeastern Economic Developers Association Awards. The GS Precision Expansion has been named Project of Year.

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CCV downtown Rutland: Business Vermont

Read our article in Business Vermont on DEW Construction Corp.’s Rutland project housing Community College of Vermont (CCV). Financed in part by Vermont Rural Ventures using a New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation, the CCV campus […]

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Vermont College of Fine Arts Cuts Ribbon on New Building

VtDigger – Faculty, students and alumni of Vermont College of Fine Arts celebrated the career of its new alumni center’s namesake at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at the Montpelier campus.

Vermont Rural Ventures, a U.S. Treasury-certified […]

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VCFA Launches New Artists Development Fund

VTDigger – Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate arts education located in Montpelier, Vt., has announced the creation of the Artists Development Fund for emerging artists. VCFA has launched the […]

WEIDMANN Electrical Technology donates to NVRH

Caledonain-Record – Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital recently received a generous pledge from WEIDMANN Electrical Technology, Inc. to support the hospital’s “Building a Healthy Future, Together” capital campaign. Zach Hatch, WEIDMANN’s Head of Production for the […]

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G.S. Precision Partners with CCV

VTDigger — G.S. Precision is partnering with Community College of Vermont to offer a Certified Production Technician (CPT) course in Brattleboro, beginning May 18. This course is the first step in establishing a manufacturing pathway to […]

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Brooks House: A Model for the Uphill Challenge Facing Vermont Downtowns

VTDigger – The story of our Brattleboro downtown partner project, the Brooks House, (aka “Miracle on Main Street”) is in the news again. Reporter Kevin O’Connor covers the challenges and connects the Brattleboro story to […]

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King Street Center Wins Architectural Excellence Award

The Architectural Excellence Award was established in 1986 in honor of Hertzel Pasackow, owner of the Mayfair on upper Church Street. Pasackow was a founding member of both the Burlington Business Association (BBA) and […]

VCFA readies new faculty residence

Times Argus – Construction on the new Louise Harwood Crowley Center for Faculty and Alumni will be completed by summer. The building will have a soft opening in April. In spring, the interior will be completed […]

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Commonwealth Dairy Wins Second Contract to Supply Yogurt to Schools

Brattleboro Reformer via VtDiggerThere’s continuing news of growth and success from our New Markets Tax Credit projects in Windham County. This time our […]

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Demand for fresh food explodes

Times Argus –  And another good story about a New Markets Tax Credit project! Vermont Rural Ventures provided a key piece of financing for Black River Produce’s expansion into the distribution of locally raised […]

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Vermont College of Fine Arts continues to grow

Times Argus – Vermont Rural Ventures financing with New Markets Tax Credit program fills a gap in the Vermont College of Fine Arts capital campaign to complete several capital projects and expand its degree programs. Vermont College […]

Alumni Hall Becomes A ‘Beacon of the Arts’

The Bridge, Montpelier – Nat Frotingham pens this article about the newly reopened and repurposed Vermont College of Fine Arts performance and exhibition space. Vermont Rural Ventures provided New Markets Tax Credit financing to […]

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Commonwealth Dairy helping redefine local

The Commonwealth Dairy plant was recently featured in the Greenfield newspaper, The Recorder: Steadily growing Brattleboro plant helping redefine ‘local’

Built in 2011, the yogurt-making plant has already been expanded twice and exceeded […]

  • Vermont Life features Brooks House of Brattleboro project

Brooks House project featured in Vermont Life

The redevelopment of Brattleboro’s Brooks House is featured on the cover of Vermont Life. The article speaks to the struggles the five key players faced (Bob Stevens, an architectural engineer; Peter Richards; Ben Taggard; […]

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Commonwealth Dairy wins contract to supply Greek yogurt for USDA School Lunch program

Vermont Rural Ventures partnered with Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation to provide $12.5 million in New Markets Tax Credit financing allowing Commonwealth Dairy to expand its production and warehouse space, acquire specialized equipment to improve operating […]

The Burlington Free Press: Vermont Rural Ventures in running for award

Vermont Rural Ventures in running for award for financing of the redevelopment of Brattleboro’s Brooks House. The project was chosen as a semi-finalist by the National Development Council for its Academy 2015 Awards.

The awards recognize […]

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Boston’s Chronicle TV Show debuts Brooks House

WCVB Channel 5 Boston’s Chronicle show featured the Brooks House in “Main Streets and Back Roads: Brattleboro, Vermont”. The TV show segment highlighted the community-wide effort to rebuild this historic site in the […]

VBSR: Where’s the Dough?

Utilizing New Markets Tax Credits Investment Capital for Economic and Social Change in Vermont
Over the past 5 years, more than $79 million of capital has been placed in Vermont downtowns, manufacturers, nonprofits, and […]

VermontBiz: Brooks House Grand Opening

Over 300 people crowded into the Brooks House Atrium to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Brooks House on Friday, October 3. The renovation cost $24 million. Speakers all praised the determination and can do attitude that it […]

Times Argus: Housing Nonprofit Granted Tax Credits

Burlington-based Housing Vermont has been awarded another $35 million in federal tax credits as part of a popular program the organization has used to provide crucial […]

vtdigger.org: VT Gains $40 Million in Federal Tax Credits

April 24, 2013 – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) and Rep. Peter Welch (D) Wednesday announced that Vermont Rural Ventures will receive $40 million in federal tax credits to spur economic development […]

vtdigger.org: Vermont Rural Ventures to Receive $35 Million in Tax Credits

Vermont Wins $35 million for Economic Development

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 – Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) announced today that Vermont Rural Ventures will receive $35 million in federal […]

Wiedman project is shovel ready