Virtual Townhall: Investing in Vermont’s Communities

Event Details:
When: September 22, 2021 12:00 pm – September 22, 2021 1:00 pm
Location: Online

Cost To Attend:
Nonmembers –
VBSR Members –

Registration is closed

Event hosted by: Copper Leaf Financial

Guest: Will Belongia, Executive Director at the Vermont Community Loan Fund

Join us and discover how the Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF) facilitates impact investing in Vermont, for Vermonters.

Michael L. Thompson, CAP®, AIF®, AEP® of Copper Leaf Financial is pleased to welcome Will Belongia, Executive Director of the VCLF for Copper Leaf’s next townhall event. They will discuss VCLFs 30-year history of helping Vermonters and it’s roots in supporting affordable housing, childcare, as well as Vermont non-profits and small businesses. You will also discover how Copper Leaf Financial works to incorporate investing in VCLF notes into portfolios – empowering you to support locally within your own Vermont community.

More about Will Belongia and VCLF:

Will Belongia is the Executive Director of Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF).  He’s dedicated his career to community development in Vermont and embodies what a Practical Activist means. VCLF, a community development financial institution (CDFI), creates opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters. VCLF will celebrate their 35-year anniversary next year and has loaned $112 million in that time to a wide range of Vermont enterprises from early care and learning programs to affordable housing and agritourism, farmers, foodies and working land entrepreneurs.

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