Burlington City is a great place to open your small business! But what about the process? Not sure what to do first, or what to do next? What local regulations do you need to follow? What financial help may be out there to help you? ​The guides below are great go-to sources for all of your questions!


Doing Business in Historic Burlington City

Let Main Street Burlington help you walk through the steps of starting your business in Historic Burlington! We are committed to helping businesses grow and prosper. We have worked with local and private organizations to create this handbook which was designed to ease your entry into the business world. Please use this checklist to walk through the steps of starting, relocating or expanding your business.

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Small Business Support Resource Guide: Burlington City

Prepared by the Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP), under the NJ Department of Community Affairs, this guide is a comprehensive source of grants and loan opportunities for small businesses in our community and beyond. Federal, state and local programs as well as non-profit initiatives are all included here. Covid-related funding opportunities, support for female, minority and veteran owned business are just some of categories included here.

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NJ Grant Opportunities for Small Businesses

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is offering grants to commercial businesses and nonprofit organizations for leasing new/additional space, making building improvements, or purchasing or installing furniture, fixtures or equipment.

Download NJEDA Recovery Program (PDF)