Westfield – Westfield’s Community Development Block Grant Program is funding a program through advisors from Valley Development and Cities Gateway to help small businesses build their business and financial plans.
business blueprint program The first one in Easthampton was launched in 2021 in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses, many of which are still trying to recover. In its current iteration, the program is an eight-week course that helps business owners with financial planning, gives them life and leadership coaching, and offers grant opportunities to grow the business infrastructure.
Westfield businesses that have been in operation for less than three years are eligible. Owner’s income must be 80% or less of the local median income.