CWE Vermont – Women Business Center

Our programs are designed to assist you in meeting your career milestones.

The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) opened the Women's Business Center in Vermont in 2016.  Funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration(SBA), CWE works with the SBA in Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Eastern and Central Massachusetts to deliver quality services to current and prospective women entrepreneurs. 

At the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) we provide opportunities for clients to grow their vision, learn new skills and join a community of peers who inform and inspire them as they enter the world of business. Dedicated staff and volunteers provide a combination or practical training and personal mentorship through high impact programs that have been perfected since 1995.

Our Mission

CWE provides opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial independence.

Who We Are

The Center for Women & Enterprise operates Women’s Business Centers (WBCs) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These Centers are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. We offer comprehensive training, resources, counseling and connections to women.

As New England’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs, we work hard to ensure that all women, regardless of their economic status, are provided access to our programs and services.

What We Offer

  • Education & Training
  • Online Learning
  • Financial Education & Support
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Consulting & Mentoring

Community Classroom

Our Community Classroom brings entrepreneurship education outside of CWE’s Centers and into the communities we serves, fostering small business growth by offering trainings and business resources in areas where aspiring and established entrepreneurs need us most. The program ensures that women (and men) have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance and confidence they need to start and grow a viable business.

Courses in Vermont

Cash Flow Management - CWE VT - Nov 18

Want to learn about cash flow management, how to identify and reduce risks to your business' cash flow, and how to use reports to manage cash flow?

How To Obtain Bank Financing - CWE VT - Nov 19

Join us to learn about bank financing if you are considering using a loan to start or grow your business.

Steps to Start a Business - CWE VT - Nov 22

Participate in this session to learn next-steps in your planning process if you want to start a business or are in the early stages of launching a business. 

Insure Your Business With Confidence - CWE VT - Dec 5

Learn how to choose appropriate and cost-effective insurance policies for your business.

Understanding Business Financials - CWE VT - Dec 9

Join us for an introduction to financial reports, tracking income & expenses, and how to use your numbers to run a profitable business.

Introduction to Social Media Platforms for Businesses - CWE VT - Dec 11

This session is designed for people who plan to or are already getting started with social media and want to pick the best options for their businesses without burning out.

Business Plan Basics - CWE VT - Dec 13

Learn why to consider writing a business plan and how to get started.


Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Learn More


Contact Us

For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 802-391-4870.

CWE Vermont l 431 Pine St., Suite 101, Burlington, VT 05401

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