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Business Support

Any business located in Vermont with 50 employees or fewer is eligible. Priority will be given to businesses that are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and woman owned/managed, as well as those located in rural Vermont.

ACEDC Update
A photo of the Vermont State House in summer

A summary of the 2024 Vermont Legislative session by Fred Kenney, Executive Director.

Community News
Press Release

The project will make it easier and safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and visitors to navigate in Vergennes.

Press Release

Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced an award of $6.8 million to the Vermont Bond Bank. This American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding will launch the Small System Capacity and Resiliency Program.

Press Release

Governor Scott and Vermont Emergency Management announced today $90 million of federal funding is now available to Vermont municipalities to implement hazard mitigation measures that reduce future flood risk. These funds are available to all Vermont towns with no local match requirement.

ACEDC Member News
Community News
Cornwall Recreation Center plan

$6.3 Million in VOREC Grants Boost Outdoor Recreation Across Vermont, Supporting 51 Projects

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Community News
Vermont Community Leadership Summit 2024 Save the Date banner

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) has announced their 2024 Vermont Community Leadership Summit: Forge Forward, Thrive Together! The event will take place on Tuesday, August 6th at Vermont State University in Randolph, Vermont.

The Vermont Professionals of Color Network has launched a statewide survey for people who live in Vermont and identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color (BIPOC).

Community News

$5,670,000 was awarded to Summit Development for the new construction of a 35-unit apartment building in Middlebury.

Marian Fritz and Clare Barboza

As part of the Small Business Technical Assistance Exchange program, the Rural Development Corporations (RDCs) of Vermont, including ACEDC, offer the following business education events, held in-person and virtually.