NJ Business: News Release: 11/7/2022

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Register Your Veteran-Owned Business


It's National Veterans Small Business Week! If your business is veteran-owned, you can obtain certifications from the state Department of the Treasury. Certifications are one of the many state benefits and services designed to assist veterans, and can help your business get priority consideration on some local, state, and federal government contracts.

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Obtain Loan Financing Through Main Street Lenders

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Qualified micro businesses can now obtain flexible, low-cost financing and technical assistance from any of eight financial institutions funded through the Main Street Lenders Grant. Interested applicants should contact the institutions directly. A list of lenders is available at the NJEDA website.

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Receive Funding to Provide Ida & Sandy Housing Counseling and Legal Services

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Qualified nonprofit groups and community-based organizations that want to provide housing, counseling, and legal services to people impacted by Hurricane Ida and Superstorm Sandy can submit funding proposals to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. Applications are due by November 15th, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

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Employers and Schools: Apply for Apprenticeship Training Funds

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Employers, secondary schools and a wide range of other eligible organizations can apply for up to $8,000 in funding for each participant in occupational training programs under the Pre-Apprenticeship in Career Education (PACE) program from the Department of Labor. Letters of intent are due by December 30th, 2022. Applications are due by January 6th, 2023.

Free technical assistance workshops will be held online on November 18th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. and November 29th, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

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Woman-Led Companies: Get Expert Advice and Potential Funding From Golden Seeds

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Women entrepreneurs who are in the early stages of launching companies and seeking funding are encouraged to register for an upcoming Golden Seeds – New Jersey Chapter Office Hours session. Golden Seeds is a nationwide angel investor network dedicated to investing in women-led startup companies. The next session is being held on November 9th, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

During Office Hours, an experienced Golden Seeds member will lead an overview presentation on the basics of angel funding and the Golden Seeds investment process. This will be followed by 15 minute one-on-one sessions with experienced angel investors who will provide feedback on business ventures and answer questions you might have.

This event is limited to companies with a female founder or C-level officer.

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In Case You Missed It:

Get Support Preparing for Government Contracts – Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Get Matching Funds for Your SBIR/STTR Grant – Applications open until November 14th, 2022

Child Care Providers: Receive Up to $200,000 for Facility Improvements – Applications open November 15th, 2022

Learn How C-PACE Will Finance Your Ecologically Friendly Property Improvements – Watch on YouTube

Coming Soon: Learn to Run a Cannabis Business – Resources Available 2023

Compete for Grant Funding to Develop the Wind Energy Workforce – Applications opening soon

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