We want our small businesses to thrive!

Whether you've operated your small business in Egleston Square for decades or you're a brand new entrepreneur, there are many programs and resources available to help you grow and thrive.

See how we can help:

  • Support for permitting and licensing processes
  • Marketing and promotional opportunities
  • Guidance on financial readiness to grow your business
  • Information about grants, loans, and state and federal economic relief and recovery programs
  • Referrals to small business support through the City of Boston and other agencies
  • Referrals to commercial banks and CDFIs to obtain capital

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By Egleston Square Main Street | February 5, 2024

A tax preparation workshop for microbusinesses and freelancers.


By Egleston Square Main Street | February 5, 2024

Taller de preparación de impuestos para microempresas y profesionales independientes.

Orientación sobre subvenciones de los Servicios para Pequeñas Empresas de la Ciudad de Boston

By Egleston Square Main Street | September 22, 2023

Para obtener más información sobre estos servicios, visite AQUÍ. Hablemos de Grants, ¿Qué pueden pedirme? Cada Grant requiere distinta informacion Posibles condiciones Formalización de su negocio Hay dos lugares donde usted puede registrar su negocio, con el Estado de Massachusetts y la Ciudad de Boston Link para el Estado: | Link para la Ciudad:…

Grant guidance from the City of Boston Small Business Services

By Egleston Square Main Street | September 22, 2023

For more information on these services, visit HERE. Let’s Talk About Grants Each grant requires different information Possible conditions Formalization of Your Business There are two places where you can register your business, with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Boston: Link for the State: | Link for the City: Technical…

Lista de verificación de préstamos y subvenciones

By Egleston Square Main Street | September 22, 2023

Puedes descargar la lista de verificación completa AQUÍ. Documentación vigente requerida por las diferentes instituciones que brindan los diferentes tipos de facilidades comerciales para pequeñas empresas, tales como: Ejemplos de Documentación Personal – para propietarios únicos: Para comprobar su identidad, los ingresos de su negocio y que está al día con todos los pagos de…

Loan and grant checklist

By Egleston Square Main Street | September 22, 2023

You can download the full checklist HERE. Documents you will need to qualify for financing and commercial services to small business, including: Examples of personal documentation – for sole proprietors: For proof of identity, business revenue and that you are up to date with all income tax returns and payments:  At least two years of…

Are you ready? Loan and Grant Readiness

By Egleston Square Main Street | September 15, 2023

You CAN get ready to successfully apply for small business funding. Bank lenders, small business service providers, and the City of Boston show you how.

See what’s coming to Egleston Square!

By Egleston Square Main Street | August 2, 2023

Egleston Square Main Street (ESMS) is creating a community space for small business, art and culture at 3171 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain. This blank canvas will be a hub of activity. Egleston Square Main Street is a community-based, grassroots 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to build our community, strengthen our business district and revitalize…