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Department of State

New Jersey Business Action Center

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

The New Jersey Business Action Center

The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is housed within the New Jersey Department of State, and is the “one-stop shop” for businesses to access a variety of resources and support. NJBAC offers free and confidential assistance to help businesses grow. Government navigation and permitting assistance are just two of many important services offered. The team helps companies of all sizes save time and money by getting answers from government agencies, directing businesses to appropriate officials and contacts, and facilitating meetings and follow-ups from regulatory agencies.


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.

For more information call our Business Helpline 1-800-Jersey-7




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