For Small Businesses
Thinking of developing or improving a property in Downtown Camden? Looking to start or grow your business? The CSSD connects small businesses and developers to incentives and resources to promote economic development in the Downtown. If you have questions or are interested in bringing your business to Downtown Camden, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.823.4282.
Grants & Incentives
The NJEDA has a long history of supporting New Jersey businesses of all sizes, particularly small to mid-sized enterprises. With grant and loan solutions available, now is an opportune time to contact the NJEDA to determine if programs may be the right fit for your needs. CSSD staff can help you contact NJEDA and apply for grants/loan programs.
The UEZ Program exists to foster an economic climate that revitalizes urban communities and stimulates growth by encouraging businesses to create private sector jobs through public and private investment. In Camden this means tax benefits, grants, loans, and related incentives. Contact CSSD staff to learn more.
LAEDA is a not-for-profit economic development organization dedicated to assisting emerging entrepreneurs and small business owners to start and grow their businesses in Camden. They offer courses and technical assistance right here in the Downtown. Click the logo or reach out to CSSD staff to learn more.
The Enterprise Center of New Jersey and the Camden Cares Business Center are dedicated to providing technical assistance, resources, and funding solutions for local small businesses right here in Downtown Camden. Click the logo or reach out to CSSD staff to learn more.
UCEDC is a not-for-profit economic development organization that helps small businesses in New Jersey with SBA microloans, 7a loans and 504 commercial real estate loans. They also offer free and low-cost business training. The CSSD can assist you with applying for these various funding opportunities and support.
The Camden Business Association (CBA) is the leading business organization focused on creating an inclusive and thriving business landscape for the Camden Business Community. They actively advocate at the city, county, and state levels for opportunities and resources for the small and minority-owned businesses (SMWVBEs) and large business entities, while building partnerships and supporting local purchasing initiatives with Camden's anchor institutions, large corporations, regional business organizations, city, county, and state agencies.
We Buy Camden
We Buy Camden is a B2B platform with a citywide business listing and is currently being developed as a local procurement portal and resource center for Camden's businesses.
The City of Camden | Invest Camden Council | Camden Community Partnership | Haddon Avenue Business Association | Parkside Business & Community in Partnership
Available Properties Map
Are you a small business owner looking for commercial space in Downtown Camden?
View the map to search available properties in the District.
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Downtown Camden is experiencing significant amounts of public and private investment. Search the Development Map to learn more about the private, public and institutional projects reshaping the city.