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Welcome to Greater Trenton

Greater Trenton is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit that uses private funding and a network of collaborative relationships to advance economic revitalization efforts in the state’s capital city.

Formed in the fall of 2015, Greater Trenton’s key objectives include coordinating downtown economic development projects; providing one-stop support and information for investors interested in taking on new projects; reaching out to potential residential, commercial and/or retail investors and tenants; supporting and promoting existing downtown initiatives; engaging downtown stakeholders in a strategic economic development plan; and developing investment marketing strategies.

Tektite Manufactures Personal Protective Equipment

Tektite Industries, a leading Trenton-NJ-based manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, has modified its manufacturing facility at 309 N. Clinton Avenue to accommodate the production of face masks and face shields. The company’s polycarbonate reusable and polypropylene disposable face shields are being developed using specifications provided by Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Tektite is also producing filter

TESU Foundation Provides Financial Relief to Students During COVID-19 Crisis

Thomas Edison State University (TESU) Foundation has launched the Student Emergency Relief Fund to provide critical assistance to enrolled students with evolving financial needs during times of crisis. TESU’s student population encompasses working adults including nurses, first responders, active-duty military and reservists, busy parents and family caregivers – those most likely to have their higher

Goldman Sachs, Pursuit to Provide $10 Million for New Jersey Small Business Loans

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced on Friday, April 24, that Goldman Sachs, in partnership with Pursuit, has committed $10 million to loans for small businesses in New Jersey. The commitment is part of Goldman Sachs’s 10,000 Small Businesses initiative. Loan applications are currently available at www.pursuitlending.com/pppapply. The loans will be made through the U.S.

NJEDA Launches Initiative to Assist Entrepreneurs During COVID-19 Outbreak

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) launched its New Jersey Entrepreneur Support Program to help Garden State entrepreneurs with limited funding navigate COVID-19-related cashflow constraints by giving them access to capital from investors that are already investing in their companies. A link to the program application is posted on the State’s COVID-19 Business Information