Business Resource Center

Running a business today can be overwhelming in terms of personnel, customer demands, suppliers, and economic conditions. For our members, we have organized some valuable resources to help make it easier to navigate through your business day.

From getting a business loan where the decision is made by our loan officers, to using other business services, we understand the needs of local business owners. In addition, Dover Federal Credit Union is approved to be a SBA (Small Business Administration) Lender which offers even more options to our members who run small businesses.

How to Open a New Business Account (link)

How to Open a New Business Account (Printable .pdf)


For Your Business Loan: A Quick List to Be Prepared

Here is what you will need to get started with your business loan:

To Start Your Business in Delaware

To register your corporate name and get your EIN: Visit The State of Delaware, Division of Revenue at, or call (302) 577-8778.

For your articles of incorporation: Visit The State of Delaware, Division of Corporations at, or call (302) 739-3073.

For the Operation of Your Business: Agencies & Support Organizations

The following list provides contact information for various agencies and organizations that offer support to small business owners. Having experienced people to turn to for various issues that come up make it easier to find solutions!

Delaware's Small Business
Development Center

(302) 678-1555

USDA Rural Development
(302) 857-3625

State of Delaware Economic
Development Office

(302) 577-8477

Small Business Administration

(302) 573-6294

SCORE "Counselors to Americas
Small Businesses"

(302) 697-3838

First State
Community Loan Fund

(302) 652-6774


Central Delaware
Chamber of Commerce

(302) 734-7513

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