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2014 Governor’s Housing Conference
Norfolk Waterside Marriott

VCC’s Annual Learning Exchange
The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, VA

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Planning has already begun for VCC's 2014 Learning Exchange luncheon.

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December 11, 2014

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Virginia Fresh Food Initiative at VCC


VCC's Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund (VFFLF) seeks to increase access to healthy foods in urban and rural communities throughout Virginia.  This past year, VCC has successfully raised and self-funded $10 million to capitalize the VFFLF.  VCC has also successfully closed the first two loans, including one for a local grocer and food aggregator. VCC President & CEO Jane Henderson provided an update on the program at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative. 

Learn more here.


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VCC Receives $2,000,000 Award from CDFI Fund

 VCC receives significant award from the CDFI Fund which provides an expanded capacity to lend and invest in low-income and economically distressed communities.  This is the third consecutive year VCC has received an award from the CDFI fund, making the total funds awarded to date over $4,800,000. 

Read more here.


Spotlight on Jefferson Davis Corridor

VCC, in partnership with Altria Group and the City of Richmond, is currently looking to identify small businesses who wish to relocate or expand along the Jefferson Davis Corridor and thus has created a special loan fund program for this purpose.

Learn more about how these efforts are expected to contribute to the successful revitalization of this area.

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$4.4 Million Small Business Loan Fund from Goldman Sachs

An ongoing collaboration with Goldman Sachs will expand opportunity for small business owners across Virginia.

Click here for the full article



See Our Videos about
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI's) and about VCC's Learning Exchange (LE)


To view CDFI video,

Link to Learning Exchange Video
To view LE video,