Relevant reports and resources on Southeastern Vermont can be found here.

Resources at the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC)

Report on Programs & Projects of the BDCC

Vermont Secretary of State Business Start-Up Guide

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:

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 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:

For more information:
Questions? Want some local assistance? Email Executive Director, Adam Grinold. The BDCC is your local contact for state-run programs.


Federal Resources

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 brett.long@vermont.govor by phone at 802-461-9353.