L2B thanks the following entities for being an affiliate by regularly supplying content and promoting L2B events.

Center for Non-Profits

The Center for Non-Profits is New Jersey’s statewide umbrella organization for the charitable community. Our mission is to build the power of New Jersey’s non-profit community to improve the quality of life for the people of our state. Since our founding in 1982, the Center has been, and remains, New Jersey’s only umbrella organization for all charities in the state, providing professional education, advocacy, resources, training and information to strengthen non-profits individually and as a community.

Dress for Success – Northern NJ

Our purpose is to offer long-lasting solutions that enable women to break the cycle of poverty. Dress for Success is part of a global movement for change, empowering women to obtain safer and better futures. We provide each client with professional attire to secure employment, but we are about much more than simply a new outfit. Besides physically equipping the client with apparel and accessories, our programs furnish her with a confidence that she carries forever and the knowledge that she can actively define her life, the direction she takes and what success means to her.
Latin American Economic Development Association (LAEDA)

LAEDA was incorporated in New Jersey in 1987 through the efforts of the National Puerto Rican Coalition along with local community and business leaders to create economic opportunities for minorities while facilitating the redevelopment of Camden City. LAEDA is a successfully governed and managed minority enterprise dedicated to the creation of small business ownership opportunities for all minorities, to contribute to the growth and success of small businesses and the development of the marketplace in the communities we serve.
LAEDA Women’s Business Center (WBC)

LAEDA Women’s Business Center was founded in response to its experience working with women entrepreneurs and their impact on local and wider economies. The WBC recognizes that women entrepreneurs face unique barriers to starting and operating small businesses and accessing capital. The WBC opens doors of opportunity by providing aspiring and existing women business owners who are interested in starting, strengthening or expanding a business with access to necessary resources including quality financial and business education.
Morris County Chamber of Commerce

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce serves the people as a dynamic, member-involved business organization that provides its members opportunities to develop, promote and pursue their business interests, foster a healthy economic and political business environment, and promote the benefits of business to the public.
Morris County Economic Development Corporation

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation serves as a powerful ally for businesses seeking a new location as well as for those currently operating in the county. MCEDC can provide anyone with studies on office and industrial real estate markets, labor availability/cost, taxes, cost of living, transportation projects, and historical and projected economic data.
NJ Association of Women Business Owners

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is the longest-standing statewide organization of women business owners in New Jersey. Its primary objective—supporting and encouraging business ownership by women—is what makes NJAWBO an essential organization for all women business owners and an exceptional business community. With the NJAWBO tagline—Relationships, Referrals, Revenue—in mind, members grow their businesses. Building relationships leads to referrals and revenue.
NJ Business Action Center

The New Jersey Business Action Center (NJBAC) is a business-first resource that can help you get answers from government agencies, direct you to appropriate officials or contacts, facilitate meetings and follow-ups with regulatory agencies and so much more, all at no cost and strictly confidential. We are a business advocacy team within the Department of State, dedicated to solving problems and maximizing growth opportunities.
NJIT Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

PTAC provides free counseling in addition to training and technical resources to New Jersey-based businesses. Our resources help clients navigate the procurement process to better identify viable sourcing opportunities in the government and private sector marketplaces.
Professional Support Group of Morris County

The Professional Support Group of Morris County (PSGMC) has supported workers in transition by providing – free of charge – weekly meetings led by some of the best job coaches and life planners in the state. Each meeting also offers the opportunity to network with friendly, helpful people who know what it is like in today’s job market. Begun by job seekers to help job seekers, PSGMC was founded to provide a supportive community, training, resources, and volunteering opportunities that enable professionals to find their marketplace value and network into employment.
SCORE – Central NJ Chapter

Central Jersey SCORE serves all of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Middlesex counties in NJ. We provide free and confidential business mentoring tailored to meet the needs of your small business and your personal objectives. The Chapter offers workshops, free or for a modest fee, for both start-up entrepreneurs and in-business small business owners
SCORE – Metro NJ Chapter

The Metro NJ chapter is composed of highly experienced business people with a diverse business background providing excellent mentoring when starting, managing or growing a business. Our areas of expertise include Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Operations, Business Strategy and Planning, Manufacturing and Product Development, Supply Chain Management, Technology, Transportation and Warehousing, Retail and Wholesale Trade, International Trade and Banking, and Government Contracts, to name a few.
SCORE – Northeast NJ Chapter

Northeast NJ SCORE services Bergen and Passaic Counties with over 40 counselors. All are active, semi-retired, or retired executives who have either achieved top-level positions in major firms or have owned and operated their own small- to mid-size companies. We help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their companies and small business owners solve problems. Our seasoned counselors work with clients who need expert, real-world advice.
SCORE – Northwest NJ Chapter

Proudly serving Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties via face to face, phone, and Skype counseling, the local SCORE chapter is composed of over 50 mentors from about as many different fields and industries that possess the experience to help those interested to start a business or grow an existing business.
SCORE – Princeton Chapter

SCORE Princeton is a non-profit resource partner of the Small Business Administration. Our mission is to provide mentoring and education resources to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. SCORE Princeton’s certified small business mentors, comprised of actively working and retired business professionals, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. One-on-one counseling sessions are conducted in person at one of our convenient counseling locations in Mercer and Middlesex Counties. You can also work with a mentor remotely via telephone or email.
Small Business Development Center – Northwest NJ Region

Northwest NJSBDC (NW-NJSBDC) represents an interesting mixture of rural, retail, professional and industrial businesses. Our staff is prepared to handle the diverse skill/experience of the business owners participating in industries ranging from agriculture to biomedical research to consumer products/services.
Union County Economic Development Corporation (UCEDC)

We are a private, non-profit economic development corporation, dedicated to boosting local economies and strengthening communities through business development and job creation. Since 1977, UCEDC has been helping small business across New Jersey by making loans, training and mentoring business owners, helping businesses obtain government contracts, and providing accurate and relevant business information. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and SBA lender, UCEDC is committed to providing access to capital to underserved populations and communities. We step in when you can’t get the funding you need through conventional lending sources, with loans from $500 to $5 million.

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-Connects job seekers with job search groups and career development opportunities

-Provides employers with individuals seeking work

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