Capacity Building, Financial and Technical Assistance

A wide range of organizations provide capacity building, financial and technical assistance services for diverse and small businesses.

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Financial Capacity, Building and Technical Assistance

Organization Name

Resource Description

BDC Community Capital Corporation

Not-for-profit, U.S. Treasury-certified, community development finance institution (CDFI) that provides capital, education, and technical assistance to minority-owned businesses and to businesses that impact low to moderate income employment opportunities throughout New England.

Non-Financial Capacity Building and Technical Assistance

Organization Name

Resource Description

Commonwealth Corporation

Quasi-public workforce development agency that invests in innovative partnerships with industry, education, and workforce organizations.

Massachusetts Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Guides small businesses through the government procurement process and provides information on how to become more competitive in the government marketplace and to best position a small business to succeed.


Educates entrepreneurs and helps small businesses start, grow, and succeed and provides small businesses with free confidential business counseling services.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Supports America's small businesses, connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.