Small Businesses. Big Resources.

If you have dreams of starting or growing your small business, the Hunterdon County Economic Development team is here to help you make them a reality. We can assist on a wide range of categories including site selection, licensing and small business incentives. However, if there’s something our team can’t help you with directly, we’ve assembled an entire host of resources that can. The following State and local organizations are qualified and eager to helping small businesses prosper here in Hunterdon County. Let us help yours.

Federal Resources

Small Business Association (SBA) – Offers information on Business Guides, Funding Programs, Local Assistance and more. Please visit the site HERE.


State Resources

NJ Business Action Center – Offers information, resources and guides through the Business Helpline at 1-800-JERSEY-7 and via a live chat, which can be accessed through the state’s new business-focused website at  

           Small Business Assistance offers a new brochure for Small Business :  “Starting a New Business Checklist”.  Find out more HERE

NJ Economic Development Authority– Get the tools and information you need to research, start and grow a business in NJ. Available financial product listing can be found HERE. Please visit the site for more information HERE.

SBA/NJ – Get access to a wide range of services specifically designed for start-ups and small businesses in New Jersey through the New Jersey District Office of the U.S. SBA. Please visit site HERE.

SBDC – Prepare and grow successful business enterprises through counseling, education, support and mentoring. Please visit the site for more information HERE.

NJ DOL and Workforce Development – Recruit, hire, and learn more about workforce training programs through New Jersey Career Connections. Find out more HERE.

UCEDC – a non-profit economic development corporation that offers loans, training business tools and much more. Please visit the website here to learn more HERE.

State Chamber Organizations
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ
Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ
NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce  

Resources: NJ Biz resource library. The NJBIZ Resource Center consists of vendor-sponsored insights and thought leadership resources designed to be helpful in your business, practice area, or career. Our library of free downloadable content includes white papers, webinars, product guides, case studies, industry analysis and much more, provided by experts and vendors within the legal, accounting and business industries. Find the resource library HERE.


Local Resources

SCORE – Central Jersey SCORE provides FREE, CONFIDENTIAL, EXPERT counsel to help small business owners/entrepreneurs START, BUILD, GROW, SURVIVE and THRIVE in today’s challenging business environment. Please visit the website to learn more HERE.

Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce
Connect with local resources and other Hunterdon businesses. Visit the website HERE to learn more.

Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board – Recruit, hire and learn more about workforce training programs in Hunterdon County. Learn more HERE.


Thinking of starting a small business in Hunterdon?

Start with using our Business & Investment Assistant tool

or viewing NJBAC’s Small Business Assistance brochure

“Starting a New Business Checklist”.



Looking for COVID-19 Business Resources?  Please visit these sites for the latest information.

New Jersey COVID-19 Business Information

Hunterdon County COVID-19 Business Resource



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