Small Business

Small business is the backbone of Gloucester County's Economy and makes up 93% of all businesses in the County. Today there are over 9,700 companies in Gloucester County with 20 or fewer employees. We applaud the men and women entrepreneurs who own and operate a 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. Resources we provide:

Financing Tools & Programs

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.