Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts: Private, non-profit corporation that provides resources and information to businesses operating in or entering the region by aiding in expansion, relocation and networking.

Massachusetts Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance: Helps certify minority and women owned businesses and provide them resources to help grow their businesses or organizations.

Mass Alliance: Provides small businesses with technical, financial, and other business development services. Offers a range of education, training, and capacity-building expertise.

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network: Provides free comprehensive and confidential services focusing on business growth and strategies, financing and loan assistance, and strategic, marketing, and operational analysis. Low cost educational training programs are offered across the state, targeted to the needs of small business.


U.S. Small Business Administration: Provides resources to help people start, build, and grow small businesses.


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