23 West Main Street
Ware, MA 01082
Tel: 413-967-3001 | Fax: 413-967-3008
Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC) is a non-profit committed to economic development and small business growth. Serving the 20 towns of the Quaboag Region and Southern Worcester County.
QVCDC and its partner organization, Quaboag Valley Business Assistance Corporation (QVBAC) offer many programs and services, including trainings and grant funding, with a focus on community and economic development and supporting small business in our region.
69 Milk St., Ste. 217
Westborough, MA 01581
The Center for Women & Enterprise is a nationally known nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people women start and grow their businesses by providing greater access to the resources, tools and support they need. CWE has worked with more than 65,000 Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont entrepreneurs since 1995. CWE also operates the Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England (VBOC of NE) that focuses on assisting veterans, active-duty service members and their families with starting and growing their business.
Scibelli Enterprise Center
One Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105-1160
Tel: 413-577-1768 | Fax: 413-737-2312
The Western Regional Office provides advice to businesses located the Western Massachusetts counties of Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin. In addition to office hours at the Springfield office, staff also hold office hours at outreach sites in Western Massachusetts. Services are delivered by a skilled professional staff with extensive business experience and excellent educational backgrounds. Their work is augmented by college and university faculty, qualified students and private consultants.
The Carriage House
125 Woodland Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Tel: 508-793-7615 | Fax: 508-793-8890
The Central Regional Office advises businesses located in Central Massachusetts, including Worcester County. Typically, business advisors assist clients in developing business plans, marketing plans, financials, cash flows and other areas critical to ensure a successful venture. In addition to office hours in Worcester, staff also hold office hours at multiple outreach sites throughout Central Massachusetts.
Central & Western Regional Director
The Massachusetts Office of Business Development assists businesses relocating to Massachusetts as well as businesses wishing to expand their current operations, with specific attention being paid to jobs created, jobs retained, and capital invested. MOBD provides a highly responsive, central point of contact that facilitates access to resources, expertise, and incentive programs.
Schrafft’s City Center
529 Main Street, Suite 201
Charlestown, MA 02129
Tel: 617.523.6262 | Fax: 617.523.7676
It is MGCC’s mission to empower small businesses through financing and managerial assistance to create economic opportunities for all. MGCC is the state’s resource and financier for businesses across the Commonwealth. MGCC helps businesses to:
- Build operational capacity and business skills through technical assistance, education and access to capital.
- Save at risk jobs and create new employment opportunities as new or struggling businesses stabilize and grow.
- Creates public-private partnerships between the Commonwealth and a strong network of nonprofit businesses and development organizations.
99 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
MassDevelopment, the state’s development finance agency and land bank, works with businesses, nonprofits, banks, and communities to stimulate economic growth. Through these collaborations we help create jobs, increase the number of housing units, revitalize urban environments, and address factors limiting economic growth including transportation, energy, and infrastructure deficiencies.
MassDevelopment has many resources and opportunities for real estate development and finance, including specialty programs for Gateway Cities, brownfields, manufacturers, emerging technology companies, cultural facilities, and others.
Find Your Regional Office: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/connect-with-your-local-masshire-workforce-board
MassHire creates and sustains powerful connections between businesses and jobseekers through a statewide network of employment professionals. There are 29 MassHire Career Centers to connect jobseekers and businesses for employment opportunities, and 16 MassHire Workforce Boards that engage businesses in building long-term talent solutions across the Commonwealth.
1075 Main Street, Suite 100,
Waltham, MA 02451
Tel: 781-373-7777 | Fax: 781-207-2686
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is an economic development and investment agency with a mission of supporting the growth and development of the life sciences in Massachusetts.
Through public-private funding initiatives, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center supports innovation, research and development, commercialization, and manufacturing activities in the fields of biopharma, medical device, diagnostics, and digital health. As a quasi-public agency, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center also offers programs that fund innovation-driven economic and workforce development initiatives in Massachusetts.
One Federal Street Building 101-R
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) helps small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.