Small Business Resource Center

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Small Business Resource Center LogoThe SBRC is the “City’s leading Entrepreneurship Clearinghouse” where new entrepreneurs and current business owners alike can obtain support and services that will support business start-ups and growth.

Important Updates

SBRC Goes OnlineOur office has altered how we continue to provide our individualized, experienced, and professional support to small businesses and entrepreneurs. See below for how we are continuing to conduct workshops and counseling remotely.

DNA of an Entrepreneur workshops have now transitioned to REMOTE format. The SBRC is committed to supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs in whatever capacity possible. To register, please use the SBRC Online Assessment Form found below.

Please contact Ana Winn at or 203-946-8387 with any questions.

**City of New Haven Small Business Grant**

The City of New Haven is offering to provide financial relief per the CARES ACT (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) for New Haven small businesses. Grants of $5,000 will be offered to eligible recipients. The application will open on December 15st, 2023, and be accepted on a rolling basis until February 28th, 2024. We encourage all interested applicants to prepare their applications ahead of submission. Please be advised, businesses that were awarded grant funding per the NHE3 program will not be eligible for this program. Please view the eligibility requirements and then complete the form below. 

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In-Person Advising

Online Assessment Form

All in-person advising is currently suspended. We ask everyone to please use this SBRC Online Assessment Form as we will not be taking any in-person appointments at this time. Someone from the SBRC team will respond via phone and/or email. Thank you for your understanding.

Our staff is here to work with you on an individual basis. Using our extensive experience, we can provide you with advice, counseling, and technical assistance on everything from how to start or register a business, write a business plan, secure licensing or permitting, pursue local, state, and federal business incentives, find an appropriate business site, and evaluate various financing options.

Online Assessment Form

To get started; please contact Ana Winn, , or 203-946-8387 with any questions.