This program is made possible by a Small Business Resiliency Technical Assistance grant awarded to the Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. The purpose of this grant is to provide technical assistance and assist in COVID-19 recovery efforts for small businesses in the Commonwealth and to ensure future economic and entrepreneurial opportunity in a post COVID-19 era.

Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation

The Quaboag Valley Community Development Corporation (QVCDC) is a private, non-profit 501 (C) (3) corporation in Ware, MA. Its mission is to improve the quality of life in the Quaboag Valley by addressing the economic, environmental and social needs of its residents while maintaining the integrity and character of each community in the region. By administering this grant, the QVCDC is continuing its efforts to revitalize the downtown area of Ware and support Ware’s small business community. For more information, visit

Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation

The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation, located in Charlestown, MA, empowers small business through financing and managerial assistance to create economic opportunities for all. Its mission is to create and preserve jobs at small businesses, women and minority-owned businesses and to promote economic development in underserved, low and moderate-income communities. For more information about the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation, visit