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Business Resources

New Business Startup

Salem County is an ideal location to start your new business.  Below are a number of useful resources to help you on your journey!

USDA Rural NJ Grant Resources for Businesses

Rural Energy for America Program that provides up to 50% grant funds for renewable energy or energy efficiency projects. Maximum grant is $1M towards a $2M total project cost. These funds can be used along with NJ Clean Energy Program funds. For very large renewable energy or energy efficiency projects, we can do a loan guarantee that can finance up to 75% of the project costs.

Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program that provides 80% loan guarantee to a lender for their business client to buy, develop, repair, modernize buildings or purchase equipment, inventory, supplies. May also be used (in most cases) to refinance debt.

Financing & Funding

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)
PO Box 990, Trenton NJ 08625-0990
36 West State Street, Trenton NJ 08625
(844) 965-1125

United States Small Business Administration (SBA)
2 Gateway Center, Suite 1002
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 645-2434

South Jersey Economic Development District
782 S. Brewster Road, Unit B6
Vineland, NJ 08361
(856) 794-1941

NJ Small Business Development Center
1 Washington Park, Suite 800
Newark, New Jersey 07102
(973) 353-1927

USDA Rural Development – NJ
New Jersey Rural Development State Office
521 Fellowship Road, Suite 130
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 787-7700

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
290 Broadway, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Schenine Mitchell – NJ Representative
(212) 637-3283

Choose New Jersey
11-43 Raymond Plaza W #1420
Newark, NJ 07102
(609) 297-2200

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
PO Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 777-3373

New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC)
33 West State Street
PO Box 820
Trenton, NJ 08625-0820
(866) 534-7789

Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation (CBAC)
328 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 966-8181

US Economic Development Administration
900 Market Street, Room 602
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Edward Hummel – NJ Representative
(215) 316-2124