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The Massachusetts Equitable PPP Access Initiative is a coalition formed to provide timely and equitable access to forgivable federal loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration under the Paycheck Protect Program (PPP) for underbanked businesses and historically disadvantaged and underserved demographic groups, including businesses owned by women and people of color.  The coalition includes community development financial institutions, banks, business support organizations, foundations, and other supporting partners.

If you are a minority-owned business, you can still apply for a PPP loan through this initiative by signing up here or emailing us at

The federal deadline has been extended to August 8, 2020. See below for updates and resources and reach out to us for assistance in 6 languages.

Resources to Download:

SBA Guidance and Statements:

For all Interim Final Rules, visit the US Department of Treasury's website.

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Learn more about the program and sign up for assistnce here or email us at