- U.S. Small Business Administration - Loan Programs & Services to Help Small Business Start, Grow & Succeed. SCORE is a resources partner of the SBA.
Coastal Community Capital - Community development financing institution. Provides loan capital for Southeastern Massachusetts for business and job creation. SBA 504 lender.
SEED Corp.- South Eastern Economic Development - Focuses on job creation by financing all types of small businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Top regional SBA 504 lender.
Community Development Partnership - Encourage, finance, and assist both existing and new small business development on the Lower Cape, including Micro Loans.
Start-up Financing Videos - SCORE and OnDeck present a new video series entitled: "Small Business Funding Tips: Credit, Loans & Alternative Funding Sources." Videos in the series include:
♦ Credit Strategies for Startup Businesses
♦ Calculating ROI for Business Loans
♦ How to Improve Your Chances of Getting A Business Loan
♦ Crowdfunding and Microloans as Small Business Funding Sources
♦ How Business Cash Flow Impacts Your Loan Application
♦ How to Decide on a Business Loan
MassDevelopment - Financial tools and real estate expertise needed to stimulate economic growth across Massachusetts.
BDC Capital - Massachusetts Small Business Capital Access Program, loans created by Mass. Business Development Corp.
Crowdfunding - Crowd Funding or Crowd Financing is an on-line process that can connect entrepreneurs to a collective group of individual potential investors. Several examples: Kickstarter & Indiegogo and many more...
For Women check out - iFundWomen
Crowdfunding Platforms for Nonprofits (Source: Blue Shoe Strategy)
Grants - A comprehensive guide from www.grants.gov for available grants by category and granting Agency. Includes a grant learning center.
Small Business Grants for Women - 5 top sources for women business owners