Incentives for Business

DASP - Dover Advertising

Support Program

The Dover Advertising Support Program  is a rebate program intended to assist local
businesses with the cost of national, regional and/or local advertising campaigns with the goal of
increasing business.

DASP Application

Dover Logos:
Large: JPG | PNG (1200x363)
Small: JPG | PNG (400x121)
Greyscale: Large | Small

DO-IT Program

DO-IT is an initiative designed to assist Dover businesses with revitalizing exterior aesthetics of
commercial property. The program is available on an annual basis to applicants that meet the eligibility requirements, fulfill the program guidelines and support the goals of the program. DO IT is intended to make Dover commercial property more attractive and desirable to frequent.

**Applications accepted May 1st, 2021 through May 31st, 2021**

Town of Dover

Tax Stabilization Policy

The intent of the Tax Stabilization Program is to encourage economic development, diversify
the tax base, provide employment opportunities, improve commercial and industrial
properties, and provide long term growth to the Town Grand List.

DCSIP - Dover Commercial Signage Improvement Program

The Dover Commercial Signage Improvement Program) is an initiative designed to assist Dover Businesses with signage for their business by covering a portion of the costs to implement or replace signs for your business.

Revolving Loan for Business
from Town of Dover and BDCC

The Economic Development Department of Dover is working closely with our partners at the BDCC to provide the opportunity of a revolving loan for new and current businesses.

Loans of up to $50,000 can be accessed through the program with a 10% match from BDCC in the form of technical assistance to start your business and a 10% match from the Town of Dover in the form of an interest rate buy-down on the loan for the first twelve months.


  • Loan amount can be between $2,500 and $50,000

  • Loan term between 3 to 7 years, depending on the usage of the funds

  • Full Time Employees: no more than the equivalent of 10 employees


Required Documents

For questions at this time, please contact Eric.