Economic Development

Economic Recovery Collaborative Report

Economic Recovery Collaborative Report


COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Information for New Jersey Businesses

Small Business Recovery Grant

Public Facilities and Infrastructure Activities for Municipalities and Non-Profits Grant

Gloucester County CDBG-CV Capital Improvement Program and help  applicants prepare successful proposals. All projects must have a direct, documented connection to the COVID-19 pandemic. Projects must prepare for, prevent the spread, or respond to the impacts of COVID-19 or future coronavirus variants. Up to $900,000 is available under this Program. Unlike traditional CDBG funds received by the County of Gloucester, this funding allocation has been awarded to the County by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs via the CARES Act. Eligible applicants are Gloucester County municipalities and nonprofit corporations with community facilities and housing units located in Gloucester County.

Proposals were due & received on 1/31/23; awards will be made at upcoming Commissioner meeting.

Vision Statement

Gloucester County Department of Economic Development will foster public/private partnerships in order to create an environment of sustainable growth through retaining, expanding, and attracting quality businesses (Business Development) and by developing an educated/trained workforce (Workforce Development WDB/WIOA).   Also, enhancing tourism and open space while providing a suitable environment and expanding economic opportunities for all our citizens.

Discover Why So Many Businesses Are Choosing Gloucester County

Gloucester is a bustling county located just southeast of Philadelphia in the metro Philadelphia market. With over 12,000 businesses both small and large Gloucester County is no doubt the prime location for the long term, sustainable growth your business needs.

Our economy is a thriving and diverse mixture of agri-business, manufacturing, heavy industry, commercial enterprise and innovative new technology companies. Local businesses produce and distribute a number of products such as petro chemical products, fabricated metals, medical instruments and devices, as well as a vast assortment of food products.

Whether you are starting a new business venture or expanding an existing one, Gloucester County has the land, location, and labor force for your company to grow and prosper in our community!

Did You Know?

  • Did you know Gloucester County is home to over 11,000 businesses?
  • Did you know Gloucester County is home to the largest Industrial Park on the east coast?
  • Did you know Gloucester County maintains 413 miles of County roads? There are 2,032 total miles of road in Gloucester County.