Our 5/21/2020 Newsletter, which contains information about grants.
In The Press
Small Business Newsletter, May 15, 2020
Our 5/15/2020 Newsletter, which contains information about reopening.
Small Business Webinars
Check our YouTube channel for Small Business webinars
The City of Northampton and Valley Community Development announce grant recipients.
New Executive Director Announcement
We are proud to announce our new Executive Director, Jane Loechler.
Small Business Newsletter, May 7, 2020
Our 5/7/2020 Newsletter, which contains information about Amherst grants for small businesses and small business assistance.
Small Business Newsletter, April 30, 2020
Our 4/30/2020 Newsletter, which includes information about grants and webinars
Small Business Newsletter, April 21, 2020
Our 4/21/2020 Newsletter, which includes information on available small business grants.
Valley Community Development and MSBDC Small Business Webinars
We hosted a series of small business webinars which are now available to view on YouTube.
Recording of Northampton Small Business Grant Webinar
The webinar was held on 4/13/2020, in conjunction with the City of Northampton and the Chamber of Commerce.
Northampton Emergency Small Business Grant
Our most recent newsletter can be found here. It has information on the Northampton Emergency Small Business Grant.
Update on Workshops
Due to Governor Baker’s order, we are postponing our workshops until it’s considered safe to have gatherings again. In the meantime, feel free to contact us if you have any concerns about homeownership or your small business. We are still here to help you in any way we can! Stay safe. Stay healthy. And wash your hands.
You can also sign up for our newsletters for more updates. This is a swiftly moving situation and things change quickly.
On the Radio
Dee Dice, our Small Business Development Coordinator, was recently on WHMP’s Western Mass Business Show.
Northampton affordable housing complex cheered
NORTHAMPTON — A large crowd gathered for the open house to celebrate The Lumber Yard affordable housing project Friday afternoon.
Maurianne Adams: Valley CDC project a good fit for Amherst
Shortly after 2008, as the economy and housing market remained in recession, I read financial newsletters to better understand what was happening to the Amherst housing and rental market.
Valley CDC moving ahead with housing in Amherst for extremely low-income
AMHERST — Amherst’s large college student population and limited housing supply has created a challenge in finding a suitable site for studio apartments for extremely low-income individuals, including some who are homeless.
In bloom: New shop, Forest Flowers, opens on Market Street in Northampton
Great article on Marisa’s new floral design shop in downtown Northampton. Marisa worked closely with our Small Business Development Program to help start her business.