The CDC/BAC is an equal opportunity lender, employer and provider. In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, family/parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity (including expression), sexual orientation, marital status, income derived from public assistance programs, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity funded by USDA.


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23 West Main Street  ·  Ware, Massachusetts 01082


About Us

Quaboag Valley Community Corporation (QVCDC) is a private non-profit 501(C)(3) non-profit corporation. As a place-based mission-driven organization, it has a unique ability to obtain funding from a wide variety of public and private sources.

Our Mission: "To improve the quality of life in the Quaboag Valley by addressing the economic environmental, and social needs of its residents while maintaining the integrity and character of each community in the region."

QVCDC works in partnership with Quaboag Valley Business Assistance Corporation, (QVBAC) and numerous community partners to provide a wide range of programs and services to enhance the economic climate of our region.

Objectives of QVCDC include:

  1. Loans to area businesses that are micro entrepreneurs or intend to create jobs.
  2. Job creation for low-to-moderate income individuals.
  3. Providing business development services that help businesses start, stabilize and grow.
  4. Coordination of community services and projects including:


Quaboag Valley Business Assistance Corporation's revolving loan fund has been capitalized by grants from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development through the Town of Palmer, by grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and by a line of credit from the following area banks; Country Bank for Savings, FamilyFirst Bank, Monson Savings Bank, North Brookfield Savings Bank, Cornerstone Bank.