Expanded Economic Recovery Grants Announced

ACCD and the Department of Taxes will administer a new round of grants for businesses: Expanded Economic Recovery Grants (click here). The Department of Taxes application is open now through the myVTax portal (click here) until midnight on October 30. ACCD will be opening their application in the next week and the window to submit […]

Technical Assistance Programs Still Available

ACCD encourages all businesses to look into free technical assistance options now available through the Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance Program (click here). Business support remains available in a variety of areas being provided by the state’s 12 regional development corporations and other partners.

Travel FAQs and Employee Health Surveys Updates

ACCD has posted updated guidance for traveling to Vermont (click here) and essential travel (click here), as well as a clarification on which employees should complete health surveys (click here). Review the ACCD Work Safe memo for all current guidance in place.  Click here.

Application Deadline Extended for Agriculture Grants

The deadline for the Vermont COVID-19 Agricultural Assistance Program (VCAAP) Dairy Assistance Application and Agriculture and Working Lands Application has been extended to November 15.  Click here. The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) will temporarily suspend taking new applications for a couple of weeks to update the application. AAFM will continue to process […]

REMINDER | Technical Assistance Programs Available

Free technical assistance is now available through the Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance Program with support in a variety of areas being provided by the state’s 12 regional development corporations and other partners. Click here for more.

Important Clarification on Economic Recovery Grant Guidance

ACCD guidance had previously stated that all businesses receiving a Vermont Emergency Economic Recovery Grant must spend the grant money by December 30, 2020. They have now been able to clarify that such businesses do not need to have fully expended these grant funds by December 30, 2020. If businesses need and are able to, […]

Economic Recovery Grant Applications Closed

The Economic Recovery Grant Program (click here) is fully subscribed at this time. If you have an application that is in process, ACCD is continuing to process applications in the order they were submitted until the remaining money is gone.  Potential new state assistance could be provided in the appropriations legislation working its way through […]

CVOEO Launches EMBRACE Program to Provide Grants to Micro Businesses

The statewide Micro Business Development Programs (MBDPs), operated by the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) in Addison County, have launched the EMBRACE grant program for micro businesses. These grants are available to businesses with up to 5 employees in which the applicant (owner) makes 80% of state median income or less. The business […]

The Week Ahead in Committees | Week of August 31

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full agendas […]

The Week Ahead in Committees

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You and also review full agendas […]