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Vermont Business Resources

Davis & Hodgdon Associates is pleased to share this referral information with our clients and friends. Please feel free to contact our office in Williston (802) 878-1963 or Rutland (802) 775-7132 if you have any questions about these valuable resources.

In addition to the resources found here, you can find additional information offered by Launch VT - an organization providing early stage acceleration programs and resources for Vermont entrepreneurs. Please click here to access Launch VT Connector.

Addison County Economic Development Corporation
Offers many forms of business resources and funding assistance in Addison county.
https://addisoncountyedc.org/

Capstone Community Action
Assists businesses through classes, coaching, counseling; Micro Business Development Program; Savings and credit programs.
http://www.capstonevt.org/

Center for Women and Enterprise - Vermont
Provides services to current and prospective women entrepreneurs in an effort to help them start and grow their business.
http://www.cweonline.org

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity
Micro Business Development Program offers assistance with business planning, counseling, finding financing, and connecting to resources.
http://www.cvoeo.org

Community & Economic Development Office (CEDO) in BTV
Developing and implementing community strategy and projects for the city, including: housing needs, City Council recommendations, and waterfront development activities
https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CEDO

Greater Burlington Industrial Corp (GBIC)
Services include business financing, education, export assistance, growth planning and development, environmental concerns.
http://gbicvt.org/ 

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont
Serves the building industry; Resources include lobbying and advocacy at the local, state and federal level, free legal advice, business management assistance and more.
http://www.homebuildersvt.com/

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont
Includes builders, suppliers, and associated businesses whose main purpose is to support and educate the building industry, the community and it's members
http://cvthomebuilders.com/

Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
Provider of business resources including advocacy in governmental affairs, workforce investment, relocation, business education.
http://www.vermont.org/chamber

A Place for Mom
Professional Senior Resources Directory for Burlington Metro Area
http://www.aplaceformom.com/burlington-senior-living-resources

Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC)
Resources include business planning, lending/finance, workforce training, public policy and permitting.
http://www.rutlandeconomy.com/

SCORE
Services include business planning, educational workshops/events for establishing and managing a successful business; Offer templates and tools for start-ups and growing businesses.
https://champlainvalley.score.org/

Small Business Administration - Vermont
Provides small businesses with different options of financing as well as face-to-face or online counseling in order to implement the right financing option. Provides small businesses with subcontracting procurement opportunities.
https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/vt/montpelier

Startup Stamina
Resource for entrepreneurship and local connection
https://startupstamina.com/learn-more/

The Vermont Community Foundation
Provides advice, investment vehicles, and expertise to Vermonters who create charitable funds, individually or with their business, that improve their region.
http://www.vermontcf.org/

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development
Works with businesses, communities, educators, non-profits, students, recreational venues and others in order to assist with the development of projects that improve the quality of life of their communities
http://accd.vermont.gov/

Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
A non-profit, statewide business trade organization that works to advance business ethics economically, socially, and environmentally while still helping businesses remain profitable.
https://vbsr.org/

Vermont Center for Emerging Technology
Includes a team of professionals, mentors, investors, serial entrepreneurs to assist emerging businesses with skills, experiences and networks to accelerate towards success.
http://vermonttechnologies.com/

Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Promotes Vermont businesses through marketing, networking, and advocacy.
http://www.vtchamber.com/

Vermont Economic Development Authority
Provides financing assistance to VT commercial and agricultural businesses.
http://www.veda.org/

Vermont Grocer's Association
An association of merchants and trade partners united to promote the sustainable growth of their industry through education, economic, and public policy needs for its members.
http://www.vtrga.org/

Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC)
Provides education, resources and general assistance to Vermont's manufacturing sector to improve and grow their businesses and strengthen the global competitiveness of the state's smaller manufacturers.
https://www.vmec.org/

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
Uses early stage grant funding, technical assistance, and loans to catalyze and accelerate the development of markets for sustainability produced goods.
http://www.vsjf.org/

Vermont Technology Alliance (VtTA)
A network of tech-focused Vermont businesses and organizations with a mission to support, promote, and grow technology jobs and technology companies in Vermont.
http://www.vermonttechnologyalliance.org/

VT Small Business Development Center
G eneral advising, through certified professionals, in starting, growing, funding, marketing, and improving a business.
http://www.vtsbdc.org/

Women Business Owners Network (WBON)
Support woman-owned businesses with education, advocacy and networking.
http://www.wbon.org/