Economic Recovery Grant Update

Today, the Joint Fiscal Committee approved an additional $11.5 million to be allocated to the last round of Economic Recovery Grants being processed between ACCD and the Department of Taxes. With this new funding, grant amounts are still being calculated based on the final number of approved applications. Grant checks are expected to go out […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM are hosting the following webinars that should be of use and interest to Vermont manufacturers and other employers: The Global Economic and Policy Outlook in 2021. December 16 at 11:00 am.  Click here for more. Global Compliance: What Manufacturers Need to Know about New Chemical Reporting Obligations under […]

Changes to PPP Forgiveness Webinar Schedule

The SBA Vermont District Office has updated the hours and days for their PPP Forgiveness Webinars. Webinars will now be conducted every Tuesday at 11:30 am (click here to join) and Wednesday at 9:00 am (click here to join). Topics include forgiveness criteria, the process, changes to the applications and more. For more information, email […]

Reminder: Intro to Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) Webinar

December 7 10:00 am to 11:00 am Registration Deadline: December 7, 9:00 am (space limited) Point of Contact: (802) 828-5237 The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) is a government-funded program assisting Vermont small businesses who want to sell their goods or services to the government, whether it is federal, state or local. Their procurement […]

Weekly Pandemic Information & Webinar Series for Vermont Businesses

Join the Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development for a weekly webinar series focused on health and commerce pandemic updates for the business community. Decision makers from the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the Vermont Department of Health, and the Vermont Department of Public Safety will […]

New FAQs on Vermont Emergency Economic Recovery Grants

ACCD has posted a new series of FAQs for the Expanded Economic Recovery Grant Program including additional information about how the grants will be allocated based on NAICS codes. The FAQs are now posted to the Expanded Economic Recovery Grant Program page (click here).

E.M.B.R.A.C.E. Grants Still Available

The Vermont Community Action Partnership and the Micro Business Development Program have come together to establish the Economic Micro Business Recovery Assistance for the COVID-19 Epidemic (E.M.B.R.A.C.E.) direct grant program to support the smallest Vermont micro businesses owned by an individual with a “household” income at or under 80% of state median “household” income. Grant […]

Upcoming VT Procurement Technical Assistance Center Webinars

Whether your business is new to government contracting or is a seasoned vendor, VT PTAC is offering a series of webinars over the next month featuring workshops and insights to help all businesses find pathways to government contracts. Visit the VT PTAC events page for a full listing of the upcoming webinars (click here).

Webinar Series on AI and Manufacturing

AIV’s national allies and partners at NAM are joining with Microsoft Manufacturing and AI leaders for a virtual AI Business School virtual series dedicated to thinking big about the critical role of artificial intelligence in Manufacturing. As organizations navigate through these unprecedented times, manufacturing and other large-scale processes are at a pivotal point for the […]