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Fund your small business with community support. Mainvest allows you to engage your community to raise the money you need on a faster timeline with better terms.

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Black Studies Associates Degree Fall 2023! The new degree focuses on the Black Experience and highlights and celebrates those who’ve impacted not just the country, but the world with their activism. The courses provide a fresh reminder to take stock of where systemic racism persists and gives visibility to the people and organizations creating change.

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Loan Program

$5,000 for business owners who successfully complete HarborOne U’s Success for Small Business program. Loans may be provided to start-up businesses. Funds not intended for refinancing. Loan subject to credit approval. Flexible and innovative Credit underwriting considered.

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Minority Business Entrepreneur Academy

Join a committed group of business owners for interactive class sessions, peer mentoring groups, and the opportunity to learn from local experts in the fields of finance, marketing, and procurement. Complete the program with a customized, three-year strategic growth plan: plus, the confidence and ability to turn those plans into action.

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Kitchens to Launch and
Grow Your Business

Food start-ups from around New England start and grow at CommonWealth Kitchen. Whether your business is a little ways down the road or just starting out, CommonWealth Kitchen is here to help you succeed. 

More than just a shared kitchen, growing your business at CommonWealth Kitchen means you will be tapped into comprehensive support for early stage food start-ups, and will have access to a powerful network of peers and leaders in the food ecosystem.

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Create a Professional selling account and certify your business as Black-owned to unlock a suite of resources to help you find success via amazon stores.

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Business Accelerator

EforAll Accelerator Program is 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. Anyone with a dream to start or grow a business or nonprofit is encouraged to apply.

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HireNow provides funding to eligible Massachusetts employers who hire and retain Massachusetts residents. Funding is awarded at a flat rate of $4,000 for each eligible newly hired employee. The goal of HireNow is to address hiring challenges experienced by Massachusetts employers because of the COVID-19 pandemic

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