Small business is the backbone of Gloucester County’s Economy and makes up 93% of all businesses in the County. Today there are over 9700 companies in Gloucester County with 20 or less employees. We applaud the men and women entrepreneur who own and operate small business, boosting employment and economic growth in our region.
Gloucester County Department of Economic Development offers our assistance and encouragement for those who are starting a new business venture. Our office has an extensive network of business resources and partners who can assist with the creation of a business plan, obtaining a small business loan and connect you to free resources for startup businesses. Below are lists of our resource we provide:
Our business assistance programs are tailored to the needs of the business community. Companies large and small can receive help with creative financing packages, technical assistance, site selection and acquisition. These programs are designed to help businesses locate or expand within the state and provide custom design financing options.
The County of Gloucester complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, activities or in its employment practices. In addition, Gloucester County encourages the participation of people with disabilities in its programs and activities and offers special services to all County residents 60 years of age and older. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the EEO office at (856) 384-6903 or through the County’s ADA Coordinator at (856) 384-6842/New Jersey Relay Service 711.