Here’s a list of resources that businesses can use to grow and thrive in Maynard:

Maynard Business Environment Enhancement Program

The Town of Maynard’s Business Environment Enhancement Program (BEEP) provides funding for efforts conducive to enhancing Maynard’s business environment. Proposed projects/initiatives may include but are not limited to: aesthetic improvements, investment in infrastructure and promotional efforts. Recipients of funds may include business owners, boards/committees, community groups or property owners.

MetroWest Legal Resources

MetroWest Legal Resources (based in Framingham) has put aside a chunk of money to assist low/mod income business owners, especially in areas such as leases, tenant’s rights, etc.

Clark University Small Business Development Center

The Small Business Development Center at Clark University is committed to helping businesses succeed in Massachusetts by providing free, confidential, one-on-one business assistance and free or low-cost educational training programs to prospective and existing small businesses throughout the state in order to foster the start, growth, and sustainability of these businesses.
Get advice on:
  • Business Plans
  • Financials
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Market Analysis to Determine Viability
  • Determining the Worth of the Business for Sale
  • Closing a Business
  • Filing Chapter 11 or 13

North Central Mass. Development Corporation

The North Central Mass. Development Corp. has partnered with the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce to provide start-ups and existing small businesses in the Assabet Valley communities with access to its microloan financing programs, which provide loans of up to $150,000 to help businesses that may not meet the traditional lending standards.

To schedule an appointment with a NCMDC loan officer in the Assabet Valley region, please contact the NCMDC at 978-353-7607 or contact the Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce at or 978-568-0360/978-875-0197.