Business Resources/Affiliates

Barre Area Development Corporation — &

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission –

Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce –

VT DED – Vermont Dept. of Economic Development – State of Vermont’s Resource for businesses?including links and information on the?Vermont Training Program and the Vermont Economic Progress Council for business tax and training incentives.

VEDA – Vermont Economic Development Authority – Providing financing for start-up and existing businesses in the State of Vermont with low interest loans.

VMEC – Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center – training programs for Vermont’s small and large?businesses.

VtSBDC –VT Small Business Development Center –? more information below on CVEDC’s specific VtSBDC Central Vermont Advisor, Charlie Ininger or visit their website above for Statewide programs and educational opportunities.

Vermont Chamber of Commerce For information on Vermont’s business programs and services.

Community Capital of Vermont A statewide financing resource for small business and lower income entrepreneurs.


Efficiency Vermont – Helping Vermonters save money and energy by making smart energy choices and efficiency improvements in their homes and businesses.

Capstone Capstone provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities.??Their commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.

Regional?Profile / Infrastructure

Vermont State Agency of Commerce?& Community Development?

Vermont Dept. of Labor

Vermont Department of Taxes

Vermont Agency of Transportation

Vermont Telecommunications

Central Vermont Colleges & Universities

Vermont?College of?Fine Arts?


Community?College?of Vermont


New England Culinary Institute

Central Vermont VtSBDC

The Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) is a FREE & confidential Statewide program dedicated to helping both new businesses get started and existing businesses to succeed.

There are 12 Small Business Development Centers located throughout Vermont, all co-located with Regional Development Corporation (RDC) offices.? Statewide Start Your Own Business Programs are available in each region including Central Vermont.

Charley Ininger is?the VtSBDC Area Business Advisor for Central Vermont, representing all of Washington County and three towns in Orange County. ?He ?works out of the Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation office, with hours of 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM,? Monday-Friday. Contact us for a free confidential?appointment. 802-223-4654