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.
Sit down and identify your needs. Do you need capital, training, or both?
Formulate a SMART plan (Specific, Measurable, Agreed upon, Realistic, and Time-bound)
Take action and evaluate results.
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.
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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