Our Mission


At the Business Growth Center, we help business owners achieve success and contribute to a vibrant, revitalized economy in Springfield and beyond by:

  • Focusing on businesses that offer significant opportunities for job creation.
  • Serving businesses led by individuals from under-served groups as well as those with the potential to contribute substantially to the revitalization of the Springfield and regional economies.
  • Building upon and establishing new partnerships with other business support organizations, successful business owners, professional services, institutions of higher education and other entities that promote business development and the creation of a highly productive entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Collaborating with and creating programs, services and resources needed by businesses in early to mid-level stages in Springfield and the region.
  • Sharing our physical assets with the businesses we serve and the partners with whom we collaborate.