PPP to Resume on Monday 10:30AM

Massachusetts District Office - April 2020

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Joint Statement by SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the Resumption of the Paycheck Protection Program

Jovita Carranza

“The Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 AM EDT from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. This will ensure that SBA has properly coded the system to account for changes made by the legislation.

“The PPP has supported more than 1.66 million small businesses and protected over 30 million jobs for hardworking Americans. With the additional funds appropriated by Congress, tens of millions of additional workers will benefit from this critical relief.

“We encourage all approved lenders to process loan applications previously submitted by eligible borrowers and disburse funds expeditiously. All eligible borrowers who need these funds should work with an approved lender to apply. Borrowers should carefully review PPP regulations and guidance and the certifications required to obtain a loan. > read more

Virtual Sessions All Week

Coronavirus (COVID-19):  Information Webinar

4/27 COVID-19 SBA Resources Update

The Massachusetts District Office is providing SBA small business relief program updates all week.  Join any of our virtual sessions throughout the week to get the latest from our office. 

Monday  4/27/20 at 10:00am 


On Friday, March 27th, CARES Act was passed to help small businesses affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic. On Friday, April 24th, PPP and Health Care Enhancement Act was passed to increase funding for the PPP program.

Limited funding will again be available through the SBA.

Counseling and training is also available virtually through our network of resource partners.

UPCOMING Virtual Events

Saturday  4/25/20 at 1:00pm
Cantonese Panel on SBA Options Under CARES Act with Chinese Progressive Association

Monday  4/27/20 at 9:30am
Stressed? Taking a Journey Through Mindfulness

Tuesday, 4/28/20 at 1pm
Marketing Advice to Combat an Economic Downturn

Wednesday  4/29/20 at 10am
Funding Options - What to consider and Where to Find It.

Thursday  4/30/20 at 10am
SBA Economic Relief for Small Business - Current Information

Friday, 5/1/20 at 12:30pm
Bring Your Own Laptop Series

Friday  5/1/20 at 12pm
COVID-19 Global Trade Webinar Series: Transportation, Customs & Supply Chain Update

Wednesday  5/6/20 at 12pm
Manage Your Business Remotely in Times of Uncertainty


Please do not send the District Office any application packages, as our office is currently working virtually and we cannot guarantee staff will get to mail sent to our office.  

Please direct all other inquiries and questions to our District Office email at:


FREE and confidential counseling services are available across the Commonwealth. 


Virtual education, training and networking sessions are happening daily.


Please schedule a virtual session with any of our Resource Partners below...


Resource Partner Network



Staff are working remotely and can be reached via email or telephone. MSBDC is committed to supporting entrepreneurs during these very challenging times.

Request for Counseling

MSBDC advisors can assist businesses with disaster loan applications.

If you are not currently a client and would like to speak with a counselor, please find your region and reach out to the REGIONAL OFFICE SERVING YOU.

Berkshire Regional Office
33 Dunham Mall, Suite 103
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-499-0933 | Fax: 413-499-3005

Central Regional Office
Clark University
The Carriage House, 125 Woodland Street
Worcester, MA 01610
508-793-7615 | Fax: 508-793-8890

Northeast Regional Office  (SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNSELOR)
Salem State University
121 Loring Avenue, Suite 310
Salem, MA 01970
978-542-6343 | Fax: 978-542-6345

Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Scibelli Enterprise Center
1 Federal Street, Building 1
Springfield, MA 01105
413-545-6303 | Fax: 413-737-2312

Southeast Regional Office
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721
508-673-9783 | Fax: 508-674-1929

Western Regional Office
Scibelli Enterprise Center
One Federal Street, Building 101
Springfield, MA 01105-1160
413-577-1768 | Fax: 413-737-2312



Request for Counseling

Counseling Sessions with BOSTON SCORE CHAPTER:
If you want to speak with a counselor, SCORE is doing tele-consults. Just pick a date and time to schedule a session and enter your contact info, mentors are doing sessions by phone and Zoom video app. 

Reach out to other SCORE CHAPTERS throughout the state below.

SCORE Boston Chapter

SCORE Worcester Chapter

SCORE Northeastern Massachusetts Chapter

SCORE Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter

SCORE Western Massachusetts Chapter

SCORE Cape Cod Chapter

SCORE Rhode Island (Serving Fall River, New Bedford)


CWEWomen's Business Centers


Eastern Massachusetts Center - Boston
44 School St., Suite 200
Boston, MA 02108

Central Massachusetts Center - Westborough
69 Milk St., Ste. 217
Westborough, MA 01581

Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England (VBOC of NE)
132 George M. Cohan Blvd.
Providence, RI 02903


Disclaimer: The SBA does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites, and does not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.  All programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.