Valley Community Development was awarded funding to develop 28 units of single person supportive housing in Amherst

Governor Baker just held a press conference yesterday to announce the awarding of $139 Million in Funding and Tax credits for affordable housing initiatives.

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Valley Community Development was 1 of 28 affordable housing developers awarded funding for construction.

This was made possible thanks to the hard work of Laura Baker and Joanne Campbell and others within the organization. Valley’s pipeline is growing!!

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Oct 18, 2020 Amherst & Regional Small Business Grants Newsletter

Oct 18, 2020 Amherst & Regional Small Business Grants Newsletter

Read our 10/18/2020 newsletter about available grants in Amherst & Regional grants, plus a profile on Gazebo in Northampton.

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Oct 7, 2020 COVID Regional Small Business Grants Newsletter

Oct 7, 2020 COVID Regional Small Business Grants Newsletter

Find out about available small business grants in our 10/7/2020 newsletter

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Oct 1, 2020 Small Business Newsletter

Oct 1, 2020 Small Business Newsletter

Read our 10/1/2020 Small Business Newsletter.

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Aug 27, 2020 Small Business Newsletter

Aug 27, 2020 Small Business Newsletter

Read our 8/27/2020 Small Business Newsletter

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8/4/2020 Newsletter

8/4/2020 Newsletter

Our 8/4/2020 Small Business newsletter, which features information about arts grants and upcoming webinars.

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7/10/2020 Newsletter

7/10/2020 Newsletter

Our 7/10/2020 Small Business newsletter, which features information on e-commerce and webinars.

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7/2/2020 Newsletter

7/2/2020 Newsletter

Our 7/2/2020 Small Business newsletter, which features information about grants and webinars.

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6/12/2020 Newsletter

6/12/2020 Newsletter

You can read our 6/12/2020 newsletter, which contains information about round 2 of the Amherst grant program and more

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Grants Awarded

Grants Awarded

The City of Northampton and Valley Community Development announce grant recipients.

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5/7/2020 Newsletter

5/7/2020 Newsletter

Our 5/7/2020 Newsletter, which contains information about Amherst grants for small businesses and small business assistance.

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4/30/2020 Newsletter

4/30/2020 Newsletter

Our 4/30/2020 Newsletter, which includes information about grants and webinars

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4/21/2020 Newsletter

4/21/2020 Newsletter

Our 4/21/2020 Newsletter, which includes information on available small business grants.

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Valley Community Development and MSBDC Small Business Webinars

Valley Community Development and MSBDC Small Business Webinars

We hosted a series of small business webinars which are now available to view on YouTube.

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Recording of Northampton Small Business Grant Webinar

Recording of Northampton Small Business Grant Webinar

The webinar was held on 4/13/2020, in conjunction with the City of Northampton and the Chamber of Commerce.

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Northampton Emergency Small Business Grant

Northampton Emergency Small Business Grant

Our most recent newsletter can be found here. It has information on the Northampton Emergency Small Business Grant.

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Update on Workshops

Update on Workshops

Due to Governor Baker’s order, we are postponing our workshops until it’s considered safe to have gatherings again. In the meantime, feel free to contact us if you have any concerns about homeownership or your small business. We are still here to help you in any way we can! Stay safe. Stay healthy. And wash your hands.

You can also sign up for our newsletters for more updates. This is a swiftly moving situation and things change quickly.

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On the Radio

On the Radio

Dee Dice, our Small Business Development Coordinator, was recently on WHMP’s Western Mass Business Show.

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Northampton affordable housing complex cheered

Northampton affordable housing complex cheered

NORTHAMPTON — A large crowd gathered for the open house to celebrate The Lumber Yard affordable housing project Friday afternoon.

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Maurianne Adams: Valley CDC project a good fit for Amherst

Maurianne Adams: Valley CDC project a good fit for Amherst

Shortly after 2008, as the economy and housing market remained in recession, I read financial newsletters to better understand what was happening to the Amherst housing and rental market.

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