Business Resource Partners
The Chamber offers FREE business counseling through MSBDC and SCORE. To make an appointment, please contact the organization directly.
MSBDC specializes in helping businesses at all stages from startup through maturity gain access to capital, increase sales, sharpen their marketing strategies, and improve their profits. They provide no cost, confidential, management advice and no cost or low cost educational workshops.
MSBDC's Southeast Regional Office was created in 1982 to pool resources of federal, state and local government, academic institutions, and the private sector to provide small businesses with management and educational programs. The office services all of southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands along with the Greater Boston area.
To learn more about MSBDC: www.msbdc.org/semass. For the business counseling schedule and/or to schedule an appointment contact Alison Moriarty at MSBDC 508-673-9783 Ext. 10 or email@example.com
SCORE, a resource partner of the Small Business Administration, is the nation’s largest nonprofit volunteer business counseling service. Volunteer counselors from SCORE’s Boston Chapter are available to share their business and entrepreneurial expertise.
A SCORE Representative is at the Chamber’s Rockland Office on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. An appointment is required and can be made at www.score.org.
SCORE offers Live & On-Demand Webinars! Find one here.
South Eastern Economic Development
SEED focuses on job creation by financing all types of small businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. SEED makes loans ranging from a $1,000 Micro Loan to a $5.5 million SBA 504 Loan and also administers a small business technical assistance program.
Visit their website: https://seedcorp.com/
Massachusetts Health Connector
A state agency that enables small businesses (1-50 employees) to enroll in health coverage with Massachusetts’ leading insurers, while accessing exclusive benefits like government tax credits and the state’s premium rebate program.
Visit their website: https://www.mahealthconnector.org/
Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD)
MOBD helps businesses relocating to Massachusetts and businesses wishing to expand their current operations here. Our staff operates in regions across the state, so we are able to provide you with on-the-ground knowledge and viable connections for your business. We work closely with the private and public sectors to coordinate a whole range of resources at your disposal.
Visit their website: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-office-of-business-development
As the Commonwealth’s economic development and finance authority, MassDevelopment is committed to achieving three goals: stimulating business, driving economic growth, and helping communities thrive across Massachusetts.
To learn more about MassDevelopment: https://www.massdevelopment.com/
Did you know?
MSBDC & SCORE have met with over 200 clients at the Chamber's offices in Rockland.
Jill Beresford, our MSBDC Advisor, has helped two SSYP Grant winners!