Mass. awards $7.9 million in workforce training grants to 111 Mass. companies

Mar 8, 2017

As reported by the Boston Business Journal:

The state’s Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced $7.9 million in workforce training fund grants to 111 Massachusetts companies, saying the funds will be used to train 5,243 workers and create an expected 522 new jobs. The announcement was made at the Danvers campus of North Shore Community College.

The Workforce Training Fund is a program of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development and is administered by Commonwealth Corporation, a quasi-public state agency that fosters partnerships between industry, education, and workforce organizations.

  • Massachusetts Association for Community Action (MASSCAP) was awarded $27,368 to train 98 workers. This grant was awarded to a consortium of businesses which includes: Berkshire Community Action; Community Action of the Franklin, Hampshire, & North Quabbin Regions; Springfield Partners for Community Action; Valley Opportunity Council; Worcester Community Action Council Inc.


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