Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity receives Jane’s Trust grant

News Release — Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity July 6, 2017 Contact: Kate Larose [email protected] JANE’S TRUST GRANTS $80,000 TO CVOEO TO SUPPORT FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FOR NEW AMERICANS Burlington, VT. – So how does a program like Financial Futures get from interpreted financial capability classes on site to the “Financial Empowerment for New Americans […]

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity receives grant to support new Americans

News Release — Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity July 6, 2017 Contact: Kate Larose 862-2771 ext. 112 [email protected] CVOEO RECEIVES $18,000 GRANT FROM VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (VCF) TO SUPPORT FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT FOR NEW AMERICANS PROJECT Burlington, VT – The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) has received an $18,000 grant from the Vermont […]

New Americans contribute to Chittenden County

News Release — Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity June 16, 2017 Contact: Joan White (802) 862-2771 ext. 744 [email protected] NEW AMERICANS CONTRIBUTE TO CHITTENDEN COUNTY New Americans contribute significantly to Chittenden County’s housing values, GDP, and job market according to a new report released by the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). This […]

Community Bank N.A. Supports Brighter Financial Futures for Vermonters

News Release — CVOEO & Community Bank May 30, 2017 Contact: Jan Demers Executive Director, CVOEO 802-862-2771, ext. 740, [email protected] Erinn Perry Community Bank N.A., Community Banking 802-865-1867, [email protected] Burlington, Vt. — Community Bank N.A. has announced its continued support of the Financial Futures Program at Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). The $5,000 […]

NorthCountry Federal Credit Union Announces Support of Brighter Financial Futures Program

News Release — Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity May 10, 2017 CONTACT: Jan Demers Executive Director, CVOEO 802-862-2771 x740 [email protected] Julie Longfellow Director, Creative & Branding, NorthCountry FCU (802) 264-6729 [email protected] Burlington, VT — NorthCountry Federal Credit Union has announced their support of the Financial Futures Program at Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity […]

Leahy promises a fight over cuts to heating aid, other programs

The leader of the state’s largest community action agency described the Trump budget as being “like one amputation after another.”

Former Burlington College dorm eyed for transitional housing

Under the proposal, the property would be run as a sober-living home for at least 13 homeless people with high needs.

Mobile home park residents take ownership of their fate

The cooperative model can save money and provide important protections for homeowners, according to advocates.

Amy E. Tarrant Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant to Northwest Family Foods

News Release — CVOEO December 23 2016 Contact: Robert Ostermeyer, [email protected]; 802-527-7392 St. Albans, VT – In 2016, what might appear to be a small food shelf in the northwest corner of Vermont served 5,715 people, during 8,844 visits. This includes single mothers, elderly, veterans, underemployed and unemployed, disabled, refugees and Native Americans. Food shelf […]

Merchants Bank grant helps vulnerable Vermonters build financial skills and credit

Merchants Bank is making a $5,000 grant to the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s Growing Money Program that will help Growing Money staff to continue to deliver financial classes and personal financial coaching in Vermont’s four Northwest counties.

Tierra Farm teams with Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op to help local charities

Tierra Farm will be teaming with The Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op to help out HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty’s Effects) and CVOEO (Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity) in a week long sales event starting June 23rd.

CVOEO receives $100,000 grant from Argosy Foundation

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) has received a grant in the amount of $100,000 for its Weatherization Program (Champlain Valley Weatherization).

Northfield Savings Bank donates over $560K to Vermont community organizations

In 2013, NSB donated $560,000 to over 175 non-profits to end hunger, teach literacy, protect the environment, promote the arts, and more.

CVOEO launches the “Rent Right” program

The staff of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s Vermont Tenants, Financial Futures and Housing Assistance programs have teamed up to create and implement the RentRight Program.