The City provided funding through the Department of Community Development for construction of a handicapped accessible bath in space occupied by Bellissimo Dolce in the Greystone Building on North Street. Also, the business was assisted with a Technical Assistance Grant to help with growth and expansion.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM
· Matching grants of up to $5,000 (up to $20,000 for state-funded program)
· Used for professional services: accounting, bookkeeping, business consulting, marketing, etc.
· Specialized technical assistance to people developing small businesses and micro-enterprises in Pittsfield
· Grants are intended for applicants of PERC loan programs
· Or for applicants of other public or private financing programs
· Designed to provide funding to businesses unable to obtain such funding in the private market
For more information, contact Ann Dobrowolski at (413) 499-9371.