Governor Baker announced on October 22nd that $50.8 million is available to help small businesses as part of the state’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan. Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) is making those funds available through grants of up $75,000 for Massachusetts businesses with less than 50 employees. Businesses owned by people of color will receive funding priority, and application help is available. Start your application now to ensure time to gather backup and submit a complete, on-time application.
Businesses owned by people of color and members of other underrepresented groups will receive funding priority. Preference will also be given to businesses serving Gateway Cities and those that have not been able to receive aid from other federal programs related to COVID-19.
The application deadline is Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 12:00 PM (noon).
But don’t wait to apply – it may take several days to gather your documents and complete your application. To view the application and get the most up-to-date information regarding deadlines and eligibility, visit MGCC’s site: https://www.
APPLICATION SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES OWNED BY PEOPLE OF COLOR
More than 40 community partners across the Commonwealth recognize the significant paperwork, language, and technology barriers many minority-owned businesses may face in applying for these grants. Together, we have more than 50 technical assistance team members ready to help you apply TODAY, including those who speak Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Khmer, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
- العربية (Arabic): يمكننا مساعدتك باللغة العربية
- 中文 (Chinese): 我們可用中文幫助您
- Español (Spanish): Nosotros podemos ayudarte en español
- Français (French): Nous pouvons vous aider en français
- ខ្មែរ (Khmer): យើងអាចជួយអ្នកជាភាសាខ្មែរ
- Kreyòl ayisyen (Haitian Creole): Nou ka ede ou an kreyòl ayisyen
- Português (Portuguese): Odemos te ajudar em português
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese): Chúng tôi có thể giúp bạn bằng tiếng Việt
Technical Assistance & Outreach Partners
Launched October 2020