Relevant reports and resources on Southeastern Vermont can be found here.
Resources at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC)
Vermont Crowdfunding: Department of Financial Regulation
Vermont now boasts the nation’s most progressive local investing regulations, making it easier for small businesses to raise much needed capital from their friends, families, customers and neighbors who want to invest in their local economy.
For more information:http://accd.vermont.gov/economic-development/resources/crowdfunding
Government Contracting Assistance
The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center has counselors to help your business get contracts with local, state, and federal contracts. For more information:
International Trade Show Participation
Vermont has been awarded a STEP grant by the U.S. Small Business Administration. STEP stands for State Trade and Export Promotion grant, and the grant’s goal is to support Vermont businesses to engage internationally, through trade missions, trade shows and export education. Vermont Global Trade Partnership is providing grant opportunities to existing and future international exporters to assist small businesses succeed in the international marketplace. For more information:
For assistance in assessing export growth potential:
Vermont Training Program
What is the Vermont Training Program (VTP)?
The VTP partners with employers and training providers to train
Vermont’s employees for the jobs of tomorrow. VTP provides performance
based workforce grants for: pre-employment training, training for new hires
and incumbent workers. Training can either be on-site or through a training provider/vendor. Grants may cover up to 50% of the training cost. For more information http://accd.vermont.gov/business/start/training
Vermont Economic Progress Council (VEPC) The Council serves as
an approval and authorization body for the Vermont Employment
Growth Incentive (VEGI) program and the Tax Increment Financing
(TIF) District program. For more information: http://accd.vermont.gov/business/start/vegi/vepc_board
For more information:
Department of Defense Spending Reduction Assistance
If your business has been affected by the DoD spending reductions, or if you would like more information about the grant, please contact Brett Long by e-mail at [email protected]or by phone at 802-461-9353.