Incentives/Financing/Programs

Rural Housing Gets a Boost

Rural Housing Gets a Boost

LYNDONVILLE—The need for quality and affordable housing in Caledonia county received some assistance this week as landlord Tyler Hebert received the first Re-Housing Recovery Program funds in the
Combating Food Insecurity, One Meal at a Time

Combating Food Insecurity, One Meal at a Time

Vermont’s commitment to local food runs deep. It’s no surprise then that one of the most successful and innovative programs to combat the one-two punch of closed businesses and increased food ...
Montpelier Granite Works Site Cleans Up

Montpelier Granite Works Site Cleans Up

Brownfield clean-up will soon be underway at the former Montpelier Granite Works (MGW) site. This clean-up is made possible by the revolving loan funds (RLF) of the Agency of Commerce & ...
Omega Optical Receives Vermont Training Program Grant

Omega Optical Receives Vermont Training Program Grant

Omega Optical, a southern Vermont-based manufacturer, has received a $9,000 Vermont Training Program (VTP) grant from the Vermont Department of Economic Development. For decades, Omega Optical
Groennfell Meadery works to advance careers through VTP

Groennfell Meadery works to advance careers through VTP

Groennfell Meadery, a Vermont craft beverage company, recently received a grant totaling $3,237.50 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). Groennfell, which means “Green Mountain” in old ...
Benchmark Space Systems wins ThinkVermont Innovation Grant

Benchmark Space Systems wins ThinkVermont Innovation Grant

Benchmark Space Systems, a high-technology business in Burlington, has been awarded a $14,500 ThinkVermont Innovation Grant. This grant program is an initiative that responds to the growth needs ...
VTP: Educating Vermont’s workforce one small business at a time

VTP: Educating Vermont’s workforce one small business at a time

What do a glove maker, a medical instruments manufacturer, and a smoked meats producer have in common? The obvious answers are that they’re all successful small businesses and they are all ...