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Small Business Technical Assistance Program

The Small Business Technical Assistance Program provides existing and start-up small businesses within Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, and Washington Counties with free technical assistance provided by professional business consultants.

LCLGRPB hosted a webinar about the SBTA Program and the recording of the webinar can be found here.

Business owners can receive assistance with:

  • Overall Business Management
  • Financial Management & Record Keeping
  • Business Plans
  • Website/Digital Sales
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Business Transition Planning
  • Staff Management Strategies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Expansion Assistance
  • Budgeting & Cash Flows
  • Long-Term Business Planning

Program Eligibility:

  • Less than 25 employees.
  • Business located within Clinton, Essex, Hamilton, Warren, or Washington County.
  • Able to provide a current Certificate of Good Standing (if applicable).
  • Start-up businesses must have financing secured or underway, as confirmed by the funding source.
  • Participating businesses will be required to share results from the program with LCLGRPB.
  • Not a publicly traded company.
  • Independently owned.

Only applications from eligible entities, as determined by the LCLGRPB, will be considered. Complete applications for technical assistance are considered on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions regarding your eligibility for the program, please contact us at

Start-Up Small Business Assistance ApplicationExisting Small Business Assistance Application
> Clinton County
> Essex County
> Hamilton County
> Warren County
> Washington County