Berkshire County Regional Employment Board
The BCREB provides leadership for workforce development in Berkshire County by aligning education and training with local labor market needs.
The Board develops policies, allocates resources, oversees programs, and serves as a broker between business and education and training providers. The Board’s membership is representative of the make-up of the Berkshire economy, including mostly small and medium sized businesses and a variety of employment sectors.
Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
The MSBDCN is committed to helping your business succeed in Massachusetts. We provide free, confidential, one-to-one business advising and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses in Berkshire County.
Areas of assistance include, but are not limited to business plan development, preventure feasibility, cash flow analysis, personnel and organizational issues, conventional and non-conventional financing, and marketing.
Franklin County Community Development Corporation
The FCCDC assists small business owners with business development in business planning, lending, and commercial space. Our goal is to help entrepreneurs who live or work in Western Massachusetts and the North Quabbin to minimize their risks by connecting them to resources and information to maximize their success. The purpose of the corporation is to stimulate a more vital rural economy, to maximize community control over our future economic destiny, and to expand opportunities for low and moderate-income residents.