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Barre Area Development Corporation offers assistance with local tax stabilization and local siting opportunities.

The Barre Partnership, the local designated downtown organization, mission is to keep our downtown vibrant. They coordinate downtown business activities, events, and promotions.

Central Economic Development Corporation offers a wide array of services including helping find available financial assistance, siting assistance, and guidance about state programs.

The Micro Business Development Program offers technical assistance and training to low to moderate income Vermonters who own or intend to start a small business.

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development works to improve the economic well-being and quality of life of Vermonters, while preserving our natural resources and community values.

The Vermont Department of Employment and Training provides labor market information and job listings.

The Vermont Economic Development Authority's (VEDA) mission is “to contribute to the creation and retention of quality jobs in Vermont by providing loans and other financial support to eligible and qualified Vermont industrial, commercial and agricultural enterprises.”

The Vermont Small Business Development Center offers high quality, no cost counseling and training programs for start-up and existing businesses.

The Vermont State Business Portal offers information on doing business in Vermont, regional resources, economic data, business news, and the Vermont Business Registry for business-to-business, tourism and government contracting.

The Vermont Women's Business Center provides comprehensive services to assist start up and established businesses to be more competitive locally and globally.

The Women Business Owners Network (WBON) is a Vermont-based association of over 170 women business owners.