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Gloucester County

The County will provide assistance with regard to business plans, marketing and site locations. The County also provides Community Development Block Grant funding for Economic Development Programs. These programs provide loans for small businesses to help create or retain jobs for low or moderate income residents in Gloucester County. The funding can also be used to acquire property, to rehabilitate or construct production facilities and purchase equipment. These funds will be used to leverage funding already secured from sources such as the Small Business Administration and private financing. For more information about these programs, contact:

The County of Gloucester

Office of Business & Economic Development
Budd Blvd., Woodbury, New Jersey 08096
(856) 384-6961 | (856) 384-6938 (fax)

Small Business Training

Whether you are looking to relocate an existing business or planning to start a new business, training is available to assist you in running your business. Rutgers University Small Business Development Center will sponsor one-day workshops for small businesses. For more information about this program, contact:

Rutgers University Small Business Development Center

Rutgers School of Business – Camden
Camden, New Jersey 08102
(856) 225-6221

Business Counseling

The Service Corps of Retired Executives Association (SCORE) provides business people with business counseling and training based on years of actual business experience. The assistance is provided in the form of one-on-one and team counseling and nominal fee workshops. For more information about this program, contact:


4900 Route 70
Pennsauken, New Jersey 08109
(856) 486-3421

Facade Grants

Main Street Woodbury, Inc. through the County of Gloucester, annually receives grant monies to improve the facades of commercial properties. For more information about these grants, contact:

Main Street Woodbury, Inc.

220 South Broad Street
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096
(856) 845-8655

Business Loans

The Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation, in conjunction with eight different banks, provides low rate loans to businesses in Gloucester County. For information about these loans, contact:

The Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation

328 Market Street
Camden, New Jersey 08102
(856) 966-8181 | (856) 966-0036 (fax)

Guidelines for New Businesses

When opening a new business, the business owner or agent should contact Joint Code Enforcement Office

Business and Economic Development

The City of Woodbury is very committed to the process of Economic Development and has established an office specifically for that purpose. Our Economic Development Director is in place to assist in navigating the process and provide guidance to individuals and companies looking to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the City.