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Funding and Incentives

Capital and Incentives 

Vermont is fortunate to have a variety of capital and incentive programs.  Capital sources range from angel investing to an array of debt sources at the Vermont Economic Development Authority and elsewhere.  Our incentive programs have been rated amongst the best.  Professionals at the Agency of Commerce and Community Development and our Regional Development Corporations are ready to help you identify the best source for your need and support you through eligibility and applications processes.

International Grants 

Our programs help all of our "Best in Class" Vermont businesses succeed in international markets by providing international trade related educational seminars, trade show participation, technical assistance, and one-on-one consulting services. In many areas we also provide grants and funding for your business to obtain the exposure and necessary infrastructure to make an international transaction possible

Investment Capital

Investments are needed at many stages in a business growth.  These investments can take different forms, starting with "friends and family" and moving to more institutional investors.  Following are links to some of the many resources available in Vermont. Capital sources from outside Vermont and foreign sources are also active in Vermont.

Northern Border Regional Commission Grants

The Northern Border Regional Commission, a federal-state partnership for economic and community development, has announced its 2016 awards, which total $1,824,000 for Vermont. Made possible due to the leadership of our federal congressional delegation, the Northern Border Regional Commission works to combat economic distress in the counties of Essex, Orleans, Caledonia, Lamoille, and Franklin counties in Vermont and also in other economically distressed regions of Maine, New Hampshire, and New York.

Vermont Employment Growth Incentive (VEGI)

The State of Vermont offers an economic incentive for business recruitment, growth and expansion. The Vermont Employment Growth Incentive (VEGI) program can provide a cash payment, based on the revenue return generated to the State by prospective qualifying job and payroll creation and capital investments, to businesses that have been authorized to earn the incentive and who then meet performance requirements.

Vermont Training Program (VTP)

The VTP partners with employers and training providers to train Vermont's employees for the jobs of tomorrow. VTP provides performance based workforce grants for: pre-employment training, training for new hires and incumbent workers.

Windham County Program

The WCEDP is meant to promote economic development in Windham County by providing funds to stimulate job creation through business start-up, expansion, or relocation, encourage entrepreneurial activity, and strengthen the economic development infrastructure to ensure a strong foundation for transformational economic activity. 

 

Contact Us

Joan Goldstein, Commissioner
802-272-2399

One National Life Drive
Deane C. Davis Building, 6th Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-0501

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