Support Services

Windham County and the State of Vermont have diverse support services for your business. Depending on the size and scope of your business activities, you might find the following useful resources in relocating to the Brattleboro region.

Brattleboro Municiple Center SignTown of Brattleboro

Municipal Center
230 Main Street, Brattleboro
(802) 254-4541, www.Brattleboro.org

The town of Brattleboro website has valuable information about the town. Included on the website is information about the Planning Commission, the Selectboard, Recreation & Parks, the Beeline Bus schedule, Projects around town, as well as other links for town information.

BDCC logoBrattleboro Development Credit Corporation 

76 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro
(802) 257-7731, www.brattleborodevelopment.com

A private non-profit economic development organization that serves as a catalyst for economic growth in Windham County.  BDCC’s services include:  business assistance, mentoring, conduit for available financing and incentives; and support for training assistance.  BDCC owns and manages some 500,000 sq. ft. in five buildings offering industrial and light industrial rental space.

vermon logoVermont Department of Economic Development

1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT
(802) 828-3211, www.ThinkVermont.com

The Vermont Department of Economic Development is a valuable resource for new businesses coming into the area. Their mission statement, to “Enhance Vermonters’ quality of life through expanded economic opportunity” defines their commitment to the business community of the Green Mountain State.

seveds 2Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies

76 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro
(802) 257-7731, www.seveds.com

SeVEDS exists to reverse the Windham Regions economic decline. “We envision developing the Southern Vermont economy to generate long-term growth and prosperity, improve the regions quality of life and sustain its quality of place.”

southern vermont young professionalsSouthern Vermont Young Professionals

76 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro
(802) 257-7731 ext. 214, Southern Vermont Young Professionals

Southern Vermont Young Professionals is a professional development and social networking organization created to attract, retain, and support young people (22-45 year olds) in Windham County.

VEDAVermont Economic Development Authority

58 State Street, Suite 5, Montpelier, VT
(802) 828-5627, www.veda.org

For four decades, the Vermont Economic Development Authority has partnered with Vermont banks and other lenders to provide low-interest loans to Vermont businesses and farms, both large and small.

Windham Grows

Strolling of the Heifers
Robert H. Gibson River Garden
157 Main Street, Brattleboro
(802) 242-1249, www.windhamgrows.org

Windham Grows, a project of Strolling of the Heifers, is a business hatchery that aims to build the food and agriculture business sector in Windham County by connecting startup and early-stage businesses with critical services, resources and financing. The project is free to participants.

PrintWindham Regional Commission

139 Main Street, Brattleboro
(802) 257-4547, www.windhamregional.org

The Windham Regional Commission is a voluntary association of 27 towns in southeastern Vermont operating under the authority of the Vermont Municipal and Regional Planning and Development Act (24 V.S.A. Chapter 117). The WRC is to assist member towns to provide effective local government and to work cooperatively with them to address regional issues.

vermont logoWindham County Economic Development Program

1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT
(802) 828-3211, www.GoWindham.vermont.gov.

Administered by the State of Vermont’s Agency of Commerce the program offers loans and grants to new and existing businesses that are committed to creating jobs in Windham County. To learn more about eligibility and how to apply for funds go to GoWindham.vermont.gov.

vtsbdc logoVermont Small Business Development Center

76 Cotton Mill Hill,C-1, Brattleboro
(802) 257-7731, www.vtsbdc.org

A statewide program of Vermont Technical College, VtSBDC provides no-cost, confidential business advising and low-cost training services to all small businesses and new ventures in Vermont.