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Economic Development- Business Assistance

Chicopee Chamber of Commerce

The Chicopee Chamber of Commerce founded in 1962 is nonprofit organization .The Chamber focuses on three major areas: economic development, networking, connections and business development. The Chamber provides its members we work on targeted outreach and networking, grant writing, strategic development planning and beyond.  Phone:  413-594-2101


EforAll purpose is to create an even stronger entrepreneur ecosystem for entrepreneurs in the local area. E for All provides a free, one-year program offered twice a year in each of our communities. This program offers a unique combination of immersive business training, mentorship and access to an extended professional network. Programs are also offered in Spanish. Phone: (833) 336-7255 x 7016

Latino Economic Development Corporation

LEDC is an affiliate of Partners of Community has helped Springfield- area small businesses to obtain ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds, by assisting them with requests for funding.  In this way, LEDC acts as a direct liaison between business owners and resources to support them.

Grant application available at

Mass Small Business Development Center

The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network is committed to helping business succeed in Massachusetts through the provision of free, confidential, one-to-one business assistance and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the Commonwealth.. 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. Phone: 413-577-1768

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