CWE Eastern Massachusetts – Women's Business Center

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The Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE) is a non-profit economic empowerment organization whose mission is to strengthen communities and the economy by supporting women to launch and successfully sustain businesses.  Opened in 1995, the Easternl Massachusetts Women's Business Center operates in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  We offer consultations, workshops and networking opportunities to help you reach your entrepreneurial goals.

Workshops in Eastern Massachusetts

Funding & Resources Available to Small Business During COVID Crisis and Recovery

Please click on the link below to see resources available to entrepreneurs in central Massachusetts in the wake of the COVID pandemic.  To schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss recovery strategies for your business please click here.

Sector-Specific Relief Grant Program for Massachusetts Small Businesses

Additional funding has been made available for the Sector-Specific Relief Grant Program for Massachusetts Businesses.  Click here for full details!  Here are the highlights:

  • If you applied for the Massachusetts state grant in fall 2020, you do not need to apply again, but be sure to check your spam folders for emails from MGCC, which may contain requests for additional information and/or notice of award.
  • Application closes on January 15 at 11:59 p.m.
  • To be eligible, your business must have been established prior to 6/30/2019, and be a for-profit. Additional eligibility requirements and allowable uses of grant funds are available here.
  • At your earliest convenience, request your Certificate of Good Standing from the Secretary of State’s office – you’ll need it for your application!
  • Gather up your personal and business tax returns for 2019; you’ll need those, too!
  • Ready to apply? Click here to start your application
  • Be sure to reach out to your Massachusetts Women's Business Center teams if you need any support on your application!

Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Learn More

Eastern Massachusetts

Director - Eastern MA
(617) 532-0254
Beth Ann Dahan
Project Manager - COVID Business Recover Eastern MA
(617) 532-0224
Daysi Meregildo
Program Coordinator-Eastern MA
(617) 532-0225

Contact Us

For more information about CWE, what we offer and how we can support you in business please email or call us at 617-536-0700.

Eastern MA l 44 School St., Suite 200 l Boston, MA

Directions to CWE Eastern MA

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