Business Resources

Writing a business plan is an essential part of starting or growing a business. Download our business plan, and financial statement templates to begin planning for your business!

For your benefit we have listed some federal, state and local organizations that contribute to the economic success of our region. Click on a logo to visit the organization’s website to learn more about the many resources available to small businesses in Massachusetts & Rhode Island!

US Small Business Administration
Center for Women & Enterprise
Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District
Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation
Massachusetts Office of Business Development
Downtown New Bedford
Veterans Business Outreach Centers
Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations
Massachusetts Small Business Development Center
Rhode Island Small Business Development Center
Rhode Island Commerce
MGCC Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation Empowering Small Business

Chambers of Commerce


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Taunton, MA 02780


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Friday 8am-4pm

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SEED Corporation is an equal opportunity lender and business assistance partner.