SUPPORTING SMALL BUSINESSES
The Collaborative connects with existing and prospective small businesses in the neighborhood, and supports them through storefront improvement grants, assistance with finding space or getting available incentives, targeted streetscape improvements, and entrepreneurship classes -- as well as building the visibility of the neighborhood as a whole through public art, neighborhood branding, and coordinated marketing. Contact us to let us know more about your business and needs!
STOREFRONT IMPROVEMENT GRANTS
The East Trenton Collaborative (ETC) Business Improvement Program is intended to assist small businesses
operating in the neighborhood (see boundaries), including retail, service, or industrial, or real estate businesses, to improve or enhance their capacity to
(1) provide goods and services to neighborhood residents or
(2) provide job opportunities to local residents, with the goal of helping small businesses be a more active,
positive presence in East Trenton.
The application packet is available here. Submit your completed applications in person to the East Trenton Center, at 601 N. Clinton Ave.
504 N. Clinton Ave.
Couple turns abandoned Trenton property into Jamaican Restaurant. The Trentonian, 5/12/18.
The Parklet at Dapper's
224 N. Clinton Ave.
LA Parker - "Good News Friday: Dapper parklet a new draw for Trenton eatery". The Trentonian, 10/06/2016.
LA Parker - "Parklets springing up in Trenton again". The Trentonian, 5/31/2018.