Small Business Strong is a non-profit organization empowered to help women and minority owned small businesses navigate the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that our 650,000 Massachusetts small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities and we have set out to provide best-in-class support where it’s needed most. Small Business Strong provides expedited, pro-bono resources to small businesses ranging from access to capital to consulting, business restructuring, business growth, digital marketing and customer engagement plans. You don’t need to work through these hard times alone, contact us today.
In a year that's been especially difficult for small business owners, supporting locally-owned retailers has greater impact than ever before. To kick off the 2021 holiday shopping season, you're invited to Shop Small with Small Business Strong.
Browse our Small Business Strong Holiday Catalog for gifts and goods from local Massachusetts restaurants, shops, artisans, and more.
How Small Business Strong works
Massachusetts women and minority owned small business owners can participate by engaging in one or more of the core elements of Small Business Strong, all free of charge with no strings attached:
1. An online portal
with curated content and resources for small businesses
2. Business Advisors
who will initially consult with small businesses (SMBs) to understand the impact of COVID-19 and provide general guidance and resources
3. Functional Specialists
who who will provide more specialized support and deliverables backed by years of experience
Programs and Support Services
Resources to help all Small Businesses access capital, navigate reopening and support employees
Speak with an Advisor
If the help you need is not available on our online portal, click 'Consult an Advisor', complete the form, and an Advisor will be in touch with the free support you need