How to Invest
There are many ways you can help support Opportunities Inc. If you want to make a big impact on our local Vermont communities look no further. Whether you are thinking to invest for a short term, longer term or make an gift, we have a variety of ways that you can see your impact!
Take a look at the grid below to see where you land.
* Secondary Capital Investors must be entities, not individuals.
Looking to donate to a specific fund?
Opportunities Inc. has several loan funds supporting Vermonters. Take a look at our community-building efforts.
GARDNER GOLDMAN LOAN FUND
Provides affordable small business loans to Vermont entrepreneurs. Established to honor Oliver Gardner, former board chair and his business partner, Paul Goldman, this fund provides backing for undercapitalized businesses in Vermont.
Provides affordable loans for assistive devices, technology and vehicles for disabled Vermonters.
STEWART ELF FUND
Provides small emergency loans to Vermonters. Established with gifts given in honor of our founder, Caryl Stewart.
PAY IT FORWARD FUND
Provides a financial award to members who have improved lives of others. Established in honor of Shanna Ratner, former board chair.
CHERYL FATNASSI FUND
Established to honor Cheryl Fatnassi's work, the fund supports staff enrichment.
GILLIGAN KIDS FUND
Provides Vermont children with an initial savings account deposit. Established by a former member of our Supervisory Committee.