Can I get a grant through the Economic Development Authority?
Garden State Growth Zone: Business Improvement Incentive (ending soon): Offers grants of up to 50% of total project cost, grant amount not to exceed $20,000, to businesses operating within the first-floor of a commercial corridor in the GSGZ that are planning to make building improvements, with a minimum project cost of $5,000.
Small Business Lease Assistance Program: Reimbursement of a percentage of annual lease payments to for profit businesses and non-profit organizations in eligible areas that plan to lease between 500 and 5,000 square feet of new or additional market-rate, first-floor office, industrial or retail space for a minimum 5-year term.
Cities: AC, Bridgeton, Camden, Jersey City, Millville, Mt. Holly, Passaic, Paterson, Phillipsburg, Plainfield, Salem, Trenton, Vineland