Partners / Collaborations

The GLWDB utilizes regional and local partnerships to meet the needs of businesses and job seekers focusing on sector strategies and career pathways.

Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Lowell Chamber’s mission is to provide opportunities for members through education, marketing, networking and advocacy. The GLCC serves the towns of Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford, as well as the city of Lowell.

Middlesex 3 Coalition

The Middlesex 3 Coalition is a regional partnership of nine Middlesex County Communities, Bedford, Billerica, Burlington, Chelmsford, Lexington, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough and Westford with the support of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.

The coalition communities share a common goal of fostering economic development, job growth and retention, diversification of the tax base and enhancement of quality of life. Members include stakeholders in local government, business, finance, education and development who have combined resources to promote the competitive advantages of the region and advance the economic vitality of the corridor.

Merrimack Valley Small Business Center

Since 1998, Community Teamwork’s Merrimack Valley Small Business Center (MVSBC) has provided business development services to entrepreneurs from ethnically and economically diverse groups within the Merrimack Valley with the training, tools, and resources needed to create, sustain, and grow viable small businesses. As an authorized Small Business Administration Intermediary Lender, the MVSBC provides financial support and credit building services through low-interest microloans, enabling business growth and stabilization, job creation/retention, and improved economic impact. The MVSBC works in partnership with UMass Lowell, Middlesex Community College, and the City of Lowell.