Welcome to New Bedford SourceLink

New Bedford SourceLink is a supportive platform that connects maritime, arts+culture, and main street entrepreneurs to a network of local, regional, and national resource partners to foster innovation, growth, and prosperity.

Need Business Help?

Look no further. Check out the Resource Navigator to get connected.

Ready to Grow?

Learn how to expand your New Bedford business in our business growth guide.

Looking for events?

Check out our central calendar of business workshops, classes, and networking events. Learn more.

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The Gateway for Entrepreneurs

We are dedicated to helping connect and grow the entrepreneurial community of New Bedford.

Find the steps, tips and resources you need to start a business.

Plan, market, hire, promote and grow your business with these resources.

Ready for funding? Find out how to get business loans, grants and equity funding.

Latest News

New Bedford SourceLink is sailing into the Port of New Bedford

The Port of New Bedford is pleased to announce that it is a founding partner of New Bedford SourceLink, a major new initiative by the New Bedford Economic Development Council. […]

Forward Together: #NBCreative and New Bedford SourceLink

New Bedford Creative is pleased to announce that it is a founding partner of New Bedford SourceLink, a major new initiative by the New Bedford Economic Development Council.  New Bedford […]

Upcoming Events

Dec 07

Basics of Starting Your Business

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Dec 14

Get Involved

Are you interested in getting involved in supporting entrepreneurs and creatives in New Bedford? Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date or contact us to learn how to get started!

Our Partners

The founding partners of New Bedford SourceLink include the New Bedford Economic Development Council, New Bedford Port Authority, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford Creative Consortium, Co-Creative Center, E for All, and Groundwork. Day-to-day management of New Bedford SourceLink activities is provided by the NBEDC.