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National Veterans Small Business Week begins November 1.

The New Jersey State Veterans Chamber of Commerce and its partners will be conducting several online programs for veterans and military spouses from November 1 - 8.  Events include webinars and virtual meetups with procurement professionals.  Read more and register here.  Check out the Chamber here.

Other resources available to help Veterans start and manage their businesses and find jobs:

New Jersey Future of Work Accelerator

Do you have an idea, solution, venture or initiative that improves job quality and economic security for workers and their families? Apply to join the inaugural New Jersey Future of Work Accelerator to take your idea to the next level!

The Future of Work Accelerator is a 9-month program that supports innovations that advance New Jersey’s workers’ health and safety, improve access to benefits, strengthen training opportunities, and bolster worker’s voices.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund--Apply by 8PM on May 24

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023. 

Applications are now closed. 


Resources for Recovery and Growth Virtual Series

This free, six-part webinar series presented by the New Jersey Business Action Center features tips, processes and resources from state departments and partners to help your business. The webinars cover resources for nonprofits, government procurement, technical assistance, financial resources, COVID safety in the workplace and resources from libraries and other lesser-known agencies.

These one-hour webinars are available for viewing on the NJBAC website.

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SCORE for Women Entrepreneurs

SCORE is here to help women small business owners.

Numbering at 13M in the U.S., women-owned businesses comprise a vital and growing segment of the economy. This segment employs 9.4M workers, ushers in new innovation, and introduces new products as part of a vibrant U.S. economy. Women entrepreneurs bring a unique perspective and sometimes must break ceilings in traditionally male-dominated industries or roles.  

SCORE: Shopify is for Everyone

Please register with SCORE in advance for this program.  Click on Join Event.

Have a product you want to sell it online but are not sure how to get started? In this webinar, the speaker will walk you through the ins and outs of e-commerce.

  • Setting up a virtual storefront using Shopify
  • Shopify app plug-ins
  • Website sales

You will also learn about some of the incredible app plug-ins you can leverage through Shopify to make running your website and keeping sales coming in that much easier!