Vermont Community Loan Fund

Acceptable uses: real estate mortgages, fixed-asset financing, permanent working capital, lines of credit, purchase order financing, restructured debt, subordinated debt.

USDA Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program

"Microlenders may make microloans for qualified business activities and expenses including, but not limited to: working capital, debt refinancing, purchasing equipment and supplies, improving real estate"

Vermont Employee Ownership Center

"We provide information and resources to owners interested in selling their business to their employees, employee groups interested in purchasing a business, and entrepreneurs who wish to start up a company with broadly shared ownership"