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Vermont Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance Program

Find help with marketing, accounting, business strategy, and more.

Join our waitlist to recieve business assistance from the experts at Champlain College.

Does your Vermont business need pandemic recovery assistance? We may be able to help.

Applications to Vermont's Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance Program through the Agency of Commerce and Community Development are now closed to ensure sufficient time to work with businesses before the grant project ends in December. However, if you are interested in being added to a waitlist should additional capacity become available, please submit information about your business using this form:


Funded by Federal CARES Act appropriations through the Vermont Legislature and Agency of Commerce and Community Development, the program creates a statewide network of Navigators who can assist Vermont businesses that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. While there will be no funds provided to businesses, this program offers valuable services to help your company move forward.

A thought-leader in entrepreneurship research, Champlain College's Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) promotes entrepreneurial and innovator mindsets. We're honored to make our great depth of experience available to Vermont's business owners.


What can we do for you?

The CIE works closely with Champlain College's other Centers of Experience to ensure that the guidance you receive is from a highly skilled specialist.

Whether you need a new marketing plan, some financial guidance, or help protecting your company's data, we'll match you up with an expert in that field. Do you have a few different concerns? You may apply for assistance in multiple areas. 

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  • Management consulting
  • Strategy consulting
  • Market analysis
  • Financial or accounting guidance
  • Digital marketing plan development and implementation
  • Opportunity exploration
  • IT support and cybersecurity consultation
  • Social responsibility assessments
  • Research & development support

Professionals collaborate in the Emergent Media Center.

Emergent Media Center

The Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College is an active intersection of technology, arts, and business solutions. The innovative professionals who work in this space are adept at thinking outside the box to achieve results.

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Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry

The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry is a globally recognized leader in Appreciative Inquiry training, consulting, and amplification. See how a strengths-based approach to leadership and organization can transform your business.

Learn more from our partners:

Explore the Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance Program at the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development website

You can find additional information and resources through these Vermont organizations: