Business Resources

Piscataway Township strives to be a place where existing businesses thrive and new businesses blossom!
Below are some of the resources available to Piscataway Township business owners.

Piscataway Township
The following forms are provided for commercial buildings in Piscataway through the Bureau of Fire Prevention:
Financing Information Resources
  • United States Small Business Administration (SBA) - Created in 1953, the U.S. SBA continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small businesses and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation's only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
    • The New Jersey District Office is located at 2 Gateway Center, Suite 1002, Newark, NJ 07102. To contact them, please click HERE or call (973) 645-2434.
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) - The NJEDA grows the state's economy and increases equitable access to opportunity by supporting high-quality job creation, catalyzing investment, and fostering vibrant, inclusive community development. NJEDA works in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders to implement programs and initiatives that improve the quality of life, enhance economic vitality, and strengthen New Jersey's long-term economic competitiveness. 
    • A complete list of the NJEDA's active programs and incentives can be found HERE.
  • New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) - The NJSBDC network provides comprehensive assistance to small and medium businesses to maximize opportunities for growth and generate economic impact statewide. NJSBDC also has regional offices for each county in the state, including Middlesex County operating out of Rutgers University - New Brunswick. 
Training & Mentorship Organizations
  • NJIT APEX Accelerators (formerly known as PTAC) - NJIT APEX Accelerators provides free counseling in addition to training and technical resources to New Jersey-based businesses. Their resources help clients navigate the procurement process to better identify viable sourcing opportunities in the government and private sector marketplaces.
  • SCORE Central Jersey - SCORE Central Jersey serves Somerset, Hunterdon, and Middlesex counties providing free, confidential, expert counsel to help small business owners / entrepreneurs start, build, grow, survive, and thrive in today's challenging business environment.
  • UCEDC - The UCEDC is a private, non-profit economic development corporation, dedicated to boosting local economies and strengthening communities through business development and job creation. Since 1977, UCEDC has been helping small businesses by providing loans, training and mentoring business owners, helping businesses obtain government contracts, and providing accurate and relevant business information. 
  • Women's Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation (WCEC) - The WCEC's is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to empower women to invest in themselves via entrepreneurship by providing necessary resources for women to successfully start, own, operate, and grow their businesses. 
Chambers of Commerce
  • New Jersey Chamber of Commerce - The NJ Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy association based in Trenton that lobbies key stakeholders for legislation and policies designed to make New Jersey a desirable state to operate a business and establish good-paying jobs. Chamber member companies receive exclusive invitations to events that offer valuable networking and educational opportunities.
  • Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (MCRCC) - The MCRCC is a non-profit organization that has helped drive economic growth in and around the Middlesex County region, while continually providing an inclusive business community. 
  • African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) - The AACCNJ is dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities and businesses through entrepreneurship and capitalistic initiatives throughout the state of New Jersey and through its partnership with the National Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (NBCC). 
  • Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce (AICC) - The AICC's mission is to serve as a hub for valuable business resources and relationships that will help our members succeed and grow their business.
  • New Jersey Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce (NJCACC) - The NJCACC is a non-profit and non-political organization dedicated to promoting business among members, primarily assisting Chinese-American and other Asian American businesses to integrate into the American economy. Membership is open to businesses, business people, professionals, and students (in college or graduate school) of all ethnic backgrounds.
  • New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce - The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce advances the business interests of LGBTQ+ and allied professionals in the tri-state area. We promote the economic growth and development of our members by providing LGBT Business Enterprise certification, networking opportunities, and a range of other business and professional development resources. 
  • Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ) - The SHCCNJ is a non-profit organization representing 120,000 Hispanic-owned businesses whose mission is to promote New Jersey businesses' continued growth and development.
New Jersey Business & Industry Associations
  • Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) - The CIANJ is a unique network of businesses committed to improving and advancing the cause of free enterprise in the Garden State. Their focus sets them apart from other organizations and provides the basis upon which they work to make our state a better place to live, work, and conduct business.
  •  New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) - The NJAWBO is the longest-standing statewide organization of women business owners in New Jersey. Their primary objective is to support and encourage business ownership by women by providing the tools to develop and grow, including: networking, collaboration, education, leadership, professional development, and mentoring. NJAWBO also serves as the voice of women business owners to the New Jersey Legislature. 
  • New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) - The NJBIA provides information, services, and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. They are the nation's largest statewide employer association with their members employing more than one million people. 
  • New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association (NJRHA) - The NJRHA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting restaurants, lodging establishments, hospitality venues, and more. They provide opportunities for members to access useful resources and trainings, and join industry leaders passionate in creating a better tomorrow. They promise to support, educate, and advocate on behalf of New Jersey's hospitality industry every day. 
  • New Jersey Technology and Manufacturing Association (NJTMA) - The NJTMA strives to support and develop the success of its individual members by providing a center of knowledge for manufacturing education, technology, marketing, finance, and operations; a conduit for acquiring customers, introductions to qualified vendors and building meaningful and productive business relationships between members; and programs offering member discounts and savings on important services and products.