A Greater Newark!

GNEC's primary purpose is economic development. We carry out that mission by financing small business growth & development, job creation by way of self employment, and by providing technical assistance and/or a resourceful networking "pool" for the Northern New Jersey community.

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GNEC Micro Loan Program

GNEC provides financial assistance to start-up and existing small business owners to start or grow their business. The financial assistance is in the form of fixed term loans. It should be noted that these borrowers may not qualify under regular banking requirements.

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What's new

EVENT UPDATE: 8/28/14 Credit Building for Business Workshop Canceled, makeup date TBD

GNEC announces that the Credit Building For Business workshop originally scheduled for Thursday August 28, 2014 from 6-8pm has been postponed to a date TBD.   We apologize for any inconvenience this may cayuse to those inter...Read More

Upcoming Events, Classes, and Resources at GNEC!

Check out our upcoming workshops and classes being delivered by GNEC and our partners. ...Read More

6/20/14 Annual Opportunities & Awards Breakfast Event and other news!

Join us on June 20, 2014 for our Annual Awards and Opportunities Breakfast. This year’s theme is “Strategic Partnerships.” Join us and 250+ to celebrate the power of entrepreneurship! ...Read More