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Economic Development Professionals

Support For Your Community Businesses

Every day, our communities inspire and motivate us as we continue to strive forward on our mission to empower small businesses in every neighborhood of Massachusetts.

We provide business owners with the financial solutions and guidance they need to build a better future for themselves, their business and their community.  

SBA Microloan Program

MGCC is one of only two statewide intermediary lenders for the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program

A competitive grant program for nonprofit technical assistance providers.

Small Business Resources

Statewide, online resources

Small Business Resiliency TA Grants

The Small Business Resiliency Technical Assistance Grants Program will support non-profits who offer programming designed to help existing small businesses recover and thrive post COVID-19 in underserved communities in Massachusetts. 

Who can apply? Massachusetts-based, SBTA FY2021 applicants

More About Our Small Business Resiliency TA Grants (CTA Link)


CDFI & CDC Capital Matching Program

This program seeks to support the recovery, resiliency, and growth of small businesses in underserved communities post COVID-19 by providing matching capital to eligible non-profit community-based lenders.

Who can apply? Certified Community Development Financial Institutions and Community Development Corporations 

More About Our CDFI & CDC Capital Matching Program (CTA Link)

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The future is really bright.

Rick Galipeau
World Energy Efficiency Services, Worcester

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