Resources for Veterans

SBA Business Loans

The Small Business Administration (SBA)  offers a large curriculum of services, counseling and financing resources that includes loans and loan guarantees. for startup, expansion, equipment, working capital, inventory, or real estate costs. The Western MA Small Business Administration (SBA) office can provide a list of participating SBA lenders in Western Massachusetts.  Eligible military community members include:
  • Veterans
  • Service-disable veterans
  • Active duty service members eligible for transition assistance
  • Reservists and National Guard members
  • Current spouses of any of the above
  • Widowed spouse of a service member or veteran who died during service or of a service-connected disability

Springfield SBA Branch Office:

STCC Technology Park
One Federal St.
Building 101-R
Springfield, MA 01105
Ph: 413-785-0484

Training Courses

The Small Business Administration also offers free business counseling and online training courses