Resources

  1. Business Counseling & Financial Assistance
  2. Educational
  3. Employees & Employers
  4. Farmers & Manufacturers
  5. Small Business
  6. Women & Minority-Owned 
Organization & Contact InformationServices
Franklin County Community Development
324 Wells Street, Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-7204
- Business counseling
- Direct loan provider
- Commercial kitchen/floor space
Valley Community Development Corporation
256 Pleasant St., Holyoke St. Entrance, Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 586-5855 Ext. 230
- Business counseling
- Access to community loan funds

ACCION
10 Fawcett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
(866) 245-0783; Email: info@us.accion.org
- Micro to small business assistance
- Direct loan provider
- International organization
Massachusetts Small Business Development Center 
23 Tillson Farm Road, Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-6301
- Business counseling
- Government contracting advice
- Foreign trade expertise
Small Business Administration
1 Federal Street - Building 101-R, Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 785-0484
- Business counseling & business plan assistance
- Not a direct loan provider
- Offers loan guarantees to lenders
Common Capital
120 Maple Street, Springfield, MA 01103
(413) 233-1680
- Business counseling
- Direct loan provider

SCORE - Western Massachusetts 
1 Federal Street - Building 101, Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 785-0314
- Business counseling
- One to one mentoring
- Seminars
- Business plan development
Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
1 Federal St., Building 101, Springfield, MA 01105
(413) 545-6303
- Education for federal, state and local government contracts
- Guidance on drafting proposals, contract performance standards
- Free and confidential