Business Resources


Town of Voluntown Business Resources

  •  Voluntown Building Permit Process Process and steps needed in filing for a Building Permit
  • UNCAS Health District Regulation and licensing information for bed and breakfast, day care, food service businesses, pools, tattoo facilities, salons, and for installing septic systems and wells

State of Connecticut Business Resources

  •  Community Economic Development Fund  CEDF has numerous loan products to assist small business owners who have problems obtaining traditional financing, CEDF provides loans with flexible terms to ensure business success.
  • Connecticut Business & Industry Association  The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) is a professional service organization, recognized as the most effective advocate for business in the state. We work at the state Capitol on behalf of our 10,000 members, and they rely on our products, services and information to grow and compete in a global economy.
  • Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development  The Department of Economic and Community Development develops and implements strategies to attract and retain businesses and jobs, revitalize neighborhoods and communities, ensure quality housing and foster appropriate development in Connecticut’s towns and cities.
  • The Connecticut Development Authority  The Connecticut Development Authority provides debt financing and investment capital to help businesses grow in Connecticut.
  • Connecticut Economic Resource Center  Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. (CERC), a nonprofit corporation and public-private partnership that provides objective research, marketing and economic development resources consistent with our mission of making Connecticut a more competitive business environment.
  • Connecticut Innovations  Connecticut Innovations provides strategic capital and operational insight to push the frontiers of high-tech industries such as energy, biotechnology, information technology, and photonics.
  • CBRC: CT’s Business Response Center Get instant access to the business licensing information you need to succeed, provides quick and easy access to information on starting, expanding and relocating a business in Connecticut.
  • Connecticut Community Investment Corporation  Connecticut Community Investment Corporation (CTCIC) is a non-profit economic development lender. It offers loan programs and business resources..
  • Connecticut Small Business Development Center  Providing an array of  assistance to Connecticut small business owners and entrepreneurs. If you need helping starting a business, or growing your business, this is the place to turn.
  • Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Taxpayer Services Center (TSC), register a new business and file returns, make payments and update information for existing businesses.
  • Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB)  The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) works with local, state, and federal Legislators, Chief Elected Officials and businesses to ensure that the constantly changing needs of the Eastern Connecticut’s employers and job-seekers are met in a manner that keeps Eastern Connecticut at the forefront of industry & technology.
  • Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce Find listings for upcoming Chamber events, educational programs, a directory of our members, community information and assistance in relocating your business and/or residence.
  • IRS: Starting a Business Links to basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business, as well as information to assist in making basic business decisions.
  • SCORE, Southeastern Connecticut Chapter Free and confidential advice about starting your own business or advice [to owners of small businesses] about growing an existing business.
  • Small Business Administration Connecticut District Office. SBA offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. Find out which method of financing is right for you!
  • UNCAS Health District Regulation and licensing information for bed and breakfast, day care, food service businesses, pools, tattoo facilities, salons, and for installing septic systems and wells.
  • Women’s Business Development Center  Women’s Business Development Council is the Leader of Entrepreneurial and Financial Training for Women in Connecticut