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NVDA is a link to business consulting services throughout Vermont. Our staff has helped prepare funding requests as well as strategic planning for businesses in relocation and expansion efforts. NVDA's partnership with the VT Small Business Development Center enhances its capability of assisting your business through identifying your needs and offering solutions.


NVDA promotes quality jobs for all residents in the area by advancing the infrastructure in the area, forging partnerships in marketing efforts and advocating polices to support employment opportunities.


If you are interested in any of our financing programs please contact Tina Gonyaw at (802) 748-1220. Our Loan Application Form is available for download (pdf) or in hardcopy at our St. Johnsbury Office.

Nonprofit Community Development Organization Regional Revolving Loan Fund

The Nonprofit Community Development Organization (NCDO) regional Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is capitalized with loan repayments made by businesses in the region which have received loans from Vermont Community Development Program funds. This NCDO RLF is available for economic and community development projects in Caledonia, Essex and Orleans Counties, Vermont undertaken by qualifying businesses and non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. 

Regional Revolving Loan Program

The Regional Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) is an older, smaller and more locally-controlled program. It is designed for smaller loans to clients whose proposals don’t fit well into other programs.