Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network

  

MSBDC

  

Contributing to the economic and entrepreneurial growth in Massachusetts since 1980
 

 

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

To protect the health and safety of our clients and employees, until further notice, MSBDC advising will be offered virtually. Staff are working remotely and can be reached via email or telephone. We are committed to supporting entrepreneurs during these very challenging times. If you are not curently a client, please visit our Request for Counseling page by clicking here

Gov. Baker orders Department of Public Health to issue 'stay-at-home advisory,' effective Tuesday, March 24 @ noon until April 7. Click here for details.

Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15, 2020 to be consistent with the federal government.
Small businesses already feeling huge drop in demand due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), new study shows. A just released national study found that 69 percent of U.S. small businesses have already experienced a large drop in demand due to the coronavirus pandemic and 60 percent believe demand will continue to decline. Read more.
ASBDC Keep CalmTo protect the health and safety of our clients and employees, until further notice, SBDC advising will be offered virtually. Staff are working remotely and can be reached via email, telephone or virtual meetings during normal business hours. The MSBDC is committed to supporting entrepreneurs during these very challenging times.

MSBDC advisors can assist businesses with disaster loan applications. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Massachusetts small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus. Massachusetts businesses are eligible to apply
.  If you are not a MSBDC client and would like to receive free and confidential services, please complete our online Request for Counseling form at www.msbdc.org/rfc
 
SBA. gov
- SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus. Click here to learn more and apply for SBA's disaster loan.
 
Mass.gov
- The Massachusetts state website has the latest information on COVID-19. Click here.
 
America's SBDC has gathered helpful information and resources on COVID-19. Click here.

MSBDC.org has a dedicated COVID-19 page with helpful resources and articles. Click here.

 

 

 

  
 

 
 
 



 
 
 
 

 









 
 

 
Successful entrepreneurs continually seek ways to improve the management and operation of their business, often seeking outside advice to help with particular challenges. Studies consistently show that Massachusetts citizens receive a strong return on their investment by utilizing the services of the MSBDC Network. Our clients outperform other businesses in the state in average sales and job growth.

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network is committed to helping your business succeed in Massachusetts. We provide free, confidential, one-to-one business assistance and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth. The MSBDC fosters the start, growth and sustainability of small business by providing high-quality, in-depth advising, training and capital access.

Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to: business plan development, preventure feasibility, cash flow analysis, personnel and organizational issues, conventional and non-conventional financing, marketing, international trade, SBIR and government procurement.

 

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A partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development under cooperative agreement SBAHQ20B0022 through the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. SBDCs are a program supported by SBA and extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities. By contacting our office and requesting at least two weeks in advance, every attempt will be made to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities and those who need translation services.
  
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Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Tillson House
University of Massachusetts
23 Tillson Farm Road
Amherst, MA 01003
413-545-6301 | Fax 413-545-1273

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