Small Business Assistance

Chesterfield Economic Development is committed to working with our existing, small, entrepreneurial and minority businesses.  Our goal to help make each one a prosperous member of our business community.

Start a Business in Chesterfield

“My Business Starts Here” is a program offering Chesterfield residents seamless service and resources for their small business needs.

A web portal,, has been developed to direct entrepreneurs to answers to their business questions. Users will find a step-by-step guide to starting a business, information on sources of capital, how to get a business license in Chesterfield, additional requirements for certain types of business and details on how to do business with the government.

Users can access the portal from their home computer or any library location, where they can also utilize a host of free tools, free expertise, and free technology.

We also partner with other agencies like: