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Department of State

Business Assistance Programs

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

Business Assistance Programs

Business Questions? NJBAC Has Answers.

The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business-first resource that can help you get answers from government agencies, direct you to appropriate officials or contacts, facilitate meetings and follow-ups with regulatory agencies and so much more, all at no cost and strictly confidential.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, own a business on “Main Street”, are located on a corporate campus, or interested in expanding your products and services through export, we’re here for you.  We are a business advocacy team within the Department of State, dedicated to solving problems and maximizing growth opportunities.  Please call our Business Helpline at 1-800- JERSEY-7 because “We are from state government and we are here to help your business grow!”

Products & Services

  • Customized summary of resources are created to identify, describe, and quantify all government grants and financing programs available to support business expansion, retention, and consolidation projects throughout the state
  • NJSTEP grant awards to help eligible small businesses participate in internationally-focused trade shows or trade missions
  • Project management services from knowledgeable business advocates to guide companies through complex projects, government incentive grant and financing programs, approvals, and grant compliance
  • Expert consultants and facilitators for workforce training grants, talent recruitment, and energy efficiency programs
  • Government navigation guidance and support for business seeking state and local permits and regulatory approvals
  • Business real estate reports and corporate facility site searches
  • Business call center for guidance on incorporating, small business and minority certifications, and licensing and financing programs
  • Emergency call center for help to restore businesses following hurricanes, storms, and other disasters
  • Redevelopment guidance and government agency coordination for municipalities and developers
  • Promote growth services and disseminate information to help businesses of all sizes at conferences, meetings and events.

 

Page Last Updated: 11/07/19

 


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