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Millville Business Resources

Holly City Development Corporation can provide support to the Millville business community through a variety of services and funding opportunities. 

Small Business Loans

Holly City Development Corporation (HCDC)'s small business loan program targets small business startups and expansions in Millville’s Center City Neighborhood. Funds may be used for inventory, supplies, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, new construction, site improvements, renovations and working capital. The funds cannot be used to refinance existing debt. Learn more.

Small Business Grants

HCDC will provide small business grant assistance funding, for needed public-facing exterior (façade) repairs, interior building improvements, and equipment purchase, to eligible businesses in Millville’s Center City Neighborhood. Businesses must meet Basic Eligibility Requirements. Assistance is available, on a first come first serve basis, until program funding is exhausted. Learn more.

Business Development Academy (Starts September 10)

This FREE eight-week course is provided by the UCEDC and is followed by ongoing one-on-one mentoring, will guide business owners through the fundamentals of building a solid business. All sessions will be held IN-PERSON at Holly City Development Corporation, 14 E Mulberry St, Millville, NJ. The program is for start-ups and businesses that have operated for less than 5 years. Learn more and register.

On-the-Job Training Reimbursement

Get Reimbursed Up to $5,000 For On-The-Job Training of Local Residents! Employers who hire for full-time positions that pay $16.50 per hour or more will be reimbursed 100% of the salary for providing training — RISK FREE.  Learn more.

Commercial Rehab Program

The commercial façade/rehab program allows business and building owners in the downtown make improvements to the exterior of their buildings/businesses. Contact Heather Garrison at or 856-776-7979.

Marketing Analysis & Strategy

HCDC will connect you with a marketing professional who will help you achieve greater visibility. Strengthen your marketing exposure with an analysis of your current assets and the development of a sustainable plan. Contact Heather Garrison at or 856-776-7979.

Restaurant Efficiency and Merchandising

HCDC will cover the cost of a food service expert who will analyze your existing operation and provide guidance that will help increase revenue, profitability and maximize guest experience. Contact Heather Garrison at or 856-776-7979.

UEZ Revolving Business Loans

In partnership with the Millville Urban Enterprise Zone, HCDC is helping small businesses access revolving loans for existing businesses and startups. Learn more.

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