Middlesex County Revitalization Commission (MCRC)
As the Revitalization Commission continues to address regional economic development issues and focuses on the revitalization of manufacturing and commercial districts of Middlesex County. The Revolving Loan Fund is available through the Revitalization Commission and is designed to encourage business growth that results in the retention or creation of jobs in the region. The original action plan has recently been revised as well as all electronic loan application documents to make for an easier and more efficient process. As the Commission remains active within the county, the group looks forward to addressing specific issues and meeting certain goals.
Middletown Small Business Development Center
The Middletown Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one business counseling and entrepreneurial educational opportunities to prospective business owners. This program is for Middletown residents or individuals looking to start a business in Middletown only.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE business counselors use their previous executive experience to help individuals start and grow their businesses. Their counseling services are made available through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Side Street to Main Street Business & Leadership Development Program
Sponsored by the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, funded by Aetna, Inc., and facilitated by
Jim Jackson of The Essex Group, the Side Street to Main Street Business & Leadership Development Program is a one year long entrepreneurial and business development course, specifically designed to help minority owned small businesses in our community to become successful.