This is a growing list of resources and regional contacts to help support your business development. Scroll down to see more or click a link below to jump to a section.
Getting Started | Growth & Financing | Marketing | Workforce Development | Workshops & Mentoring | Government Resources | Networking & Additional Resources
The Startup Roadmap: Your Guide to Successfully Starting A Business
A Step-by-Step, How-To Guide for Starting a Business from SCORE.
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
Watch the online workshop modules and download the free guide to get practical information and exercises that will help you determine whether starting a small business is right for you.
Business Plan Template for a Startup Business
Do you want to increase the odds that your business startup will be a success? Then download this step-by-step business plan template and use it to lay the groundwork for your new business.
Financial Projections Template
If you need to create financial projections for a startup or existing business, this free, downloadable template includes all the tools you need.
IRS: Starting A Business
Basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business, as well as information to assist in making basic business decisions.
More Startup Resources from SCORE
Websites and tools that will help you get your business off the ground.
Know Your Number$ Webinar Series
Know Your Number$ is a series of advisor/accountant-guided modules from VtSBDC that introduces the basic financial statements and how to use them. The modules are short, with specific examples, and can be used as an introduction if you are completely new to the financials or as a review if you have a working knowledge you would like refreshed.
Center for Women & Enterprise NH Office
Center for Women & Enterprise VT Office
Coalition to Back Black Businesses
A grant making initiative to provide immediate financial assistance and long-term support for America’s Black-owned small businesses.
Grafton Regional Development Corporation
Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation
NH Community Development Finance Authority
Vermont Economic Development Authority
Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
Add your New Hampshire business to the Open NH directory to help visitors find and support you!
LaunchVT Internship Portal - A list of internship opportunities at Vermont start-ups.
River Bend Career & Technical Center
SBDC has launched several new eCourses that are free and can be taken at your own pace until June 30, 2021. Developed by subject matter experts affiliated with UNH Paul College, the eCourses cover topics such as Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Cybersecurity, Exporting, and Business Metrics, including:
Achieving Good Customer Service
Using Financial Statements to Plan and Manage Your Business
Financing a Business in New Hampshire
Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
Getting Started on Your Small Business Website
Managing Your Company's Online Reputation
Revenue Generation for Small Businesses
NH District Office of US Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center NH
Small Business Development Center VT
VT District Office of US Small Business Administration
IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Resources for taxpayers who file Form 1040 or 1040-SR, Schedules C, E, F or Form 2106, as well as small businesses with assets under $10 million.
NH Dept of Economic & Business Affairs
VT Agency on Commerce & Community Development
VT Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Vital Communities Local First Alliance