Welcome to GNEC

Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC) is a non-profit and CDFI founded in 2005 whose primary mission is economic development in the communities we serve. GNEC carries out that mission by providing innovative financing and technical assistance for small business growth and development, job creation, community facilities in underserved communities of Northern New Jersey.

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Impact since 2012

GNEC is dedicated to helping business owners assess their financial needs and access capital when traditional sources may not be accessible.

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Ready to get serious about developing and implementing a
strategic business plan?
Then our Entrepreneurial Training

programs are what you’re looking for.

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Our approach is simple, yet makes an impact.

GNEC in action

We believe “Strong Businesses Build Strong Communities” and emphasize in all of our work the important role entrepreneurs and small businesses play in the communities we work and live.

The Annual Opportunities & Awards Breakfast, hosted by Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation is a venue for small businesses and entrepreneurs to meet providers of business opportunities, resources and capital.

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Our Partners

GNEC relies on a broad network of partners in finance, tech, and the communities we serve to provide each person we work with either the resources or connections they need to take their business to the next level. We develop and work hard to maintain relationships with our partners so if necessary, we can make referrals for our clients to strong, and trusted partners.

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