Small Business Funding
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Connect with small business assistance agencies that can help you to put together the right funding program or combination of programs relative to your small business needs, or view alternative funding sources.
Local Small Business Resource Partners
Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation (CBAC)
A nonprofit certified Community Development Financial Institution providing market or below-market rate business loans and technical assistance to small businesses located in or moving into the...View details
Englewood Economic Development Corporation
Offering grants and loans to assist retail operators with sign and facade improvements, demographic information, and assistance in connecting with local building code officials and inspectors....View details
Community Lending and Investment Corp
CLIC provides financing to start-up and existing businesses that, although not meeting the credit criteria of traditional lenders, provide plausible business plans, and offer a genuine expectation...View details
Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC)
GNEC's primary purpose is economic development. Services include financing small business growth and development, job creation by way of self employment, and by providing technical assistance...View details
Regional Business Assistance Corporation (RBAC)
A non-profit community wide loan program that provides financing to both new and existing small businesses within central and northern New Jersey. Through a micro loan program, RBAC offers business...View details
Trenton Business Assistance Corp
A community lending program providing loans and mentoring for startup and small businesses that cannot access financing from traditional lending sources.
Executive Director: Deborah Osgood
A non-profit economic development corporation that provides resources and solutions for small businesses in New Jersey.
President: Maureen Tinen
Micro-Loan Contact: Ellen McHenry...View details
Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
Since its launch in 2005, Kiva’s mission has been to alleviate poverty by connecting people through microlending. As of August 2012, Kiva.org has enabled people to make over $340 million in loans...View details
ACCION USA is a private, nonprofit organization that provides microloans, business training and other financial services to low- and moderate-income entrepreneurs who are unable to access bank...View details
Fund A Scientist
Fund A Scientist is a website where individuals or institutions with funding can seek out scientists with innovative projects and provide them with funding and support. When a funder or a scientist...View details
TruFund Financial Services, Inc. (TruFund)
TruFund is a national nonprofit organization promotes economic development in communities underserved by traditional banking institutions by providing affordable capital, hands-on business assistance,...View details
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
USDA Rural Development provides financial and technical resources in rural areas in order to support community and economic development opportunities, as well as improve quality of life issues....View details