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Economic Development Resources

Certified Development Companies (CDC), Industrial Development Corporations (IDC) and Local and Regional Development Corporations (LDC & RDC), exist to support business development and growth within their community or region. Types of assistance offered include low cost financing, such as the SBA 504 Loan Program, site finding and statistical research.

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Local Small Business Resource Partners
LOCATION
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Bennington
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Bennington Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Brattleboro
Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation
The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) is a private, non-profit economic development organization that serves as a catalyst for industrial and commercial growth in Windham County....View details

Brattleboro
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Brattleboro Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Burlington
Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation
The Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC) is a private, nonprofit economic development corporation primarily supported by Chittenden County businesses and municipalities. GBIC is affiliated...View details

Burlington
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Greater Burlington Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Middlebury
Addison County Economic Development Corporation
The Addison County Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit organization, which provides a link to business consulting services through the Vermont Small Business Development Center...View details

Middlebury
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Middlebury Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Milton
Milton Economic Development Commission
Acts in an advisory capacity to the Select Board in developing alternatives and solutions for the Town's economic future, and to act as a communications network in actively and postively promoting...View details

Montpelier
Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation
Contact: Patrick Travers Supporting economic progress in central Vermont by promoting business and job creation, growth and longevity through a variety of technical assistance services....View details

Montpelier
Small Business Administration (SBA) Vermont District Office
The SBA works to support small business interests at the federal, state and regional level. Services include a number of financial assistance programs offered through local financial institutions,...View details

Montpelier
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Montpelier Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Montpelier
Vermont Department of Economic Development
Offers comprehensive information on starting, growing, and relocating businesses to Vermont. Offers information on business registration, financing, importing and exporting, taxes, infrastructure,...View details

Morrisville
Lamoille Economic Development Corporation
Assists in job development through the provision of technical assistance to Vermont communities in planning for economic growth and stability, through the support of existing business and industry...View details

Morrisville
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Morrisville Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

North Bennington
Bennington County Industrial Corporation (BCIC)
Offers general assistance with new business facilities and expansions, site or building location, facilitation of financing packages, facilitation of permits and regulatory problem-solving, business...View details

North Hero
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) North Hero Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Rutland
Rutland Economic Development Corporation
Contact: Wendy Wilton, Area Business Specialist...View details

Rutland
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Rutland Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Saint Albans
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) St. Albans Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Springfield
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Springfield Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

St. Albans
Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation
Contact: Steve Bourgeois, Business Advisor...View details

St. Johnsbury

Northeastern Vermont Development Association
The regional planning commission and economic development corporation for Vermont's Northeast kingdom. Contact: Steve Patterson, Executive Director SBDC Collaborator: Jon Freeman...View details

St. Johnsbury
Northern Community Investment Corp. (NCIC)
Serving the business and communities of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom (Essex, Orleans and Caledonia counties) and the North Country of New Hampshire (Coos, Carroll and Grafton counties) by assisting...View details

St. Johnsbury
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) St. Johnsbury Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

White River Jct.

Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation
Provides small business counseling including site selection assistance for businesses new to the area, assistance with permitting from regulatory agencies and loans for start-ups, expansions...View details

White River Jct.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) White River Junction Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details



Statewide and Nationwide Small Business Resource Partners
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Statewide
BusinessFinancing.org
A non-promotional website built to help guide business owners with simple and straight-to-the-point facts about financing....View details

Statewide
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Office
The SBDC works with new venture and existing business owners providing free counseling services on issues such as business planning, access to capital, registering a business, financing, regulations,...View details

Statewide
Vermont Women's Business Center
The center allows women to explore business as a means to economic self-sufficiency in the company of other women and offers comprehensive services to assist start up and established businesses...View details

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