Massachusetts Awards $11.9 Million in Workforce Training Fund Grants
Posted 10/11/2017 7:10 PM by Guy Suetopka
Celebrating October as Manufacturing Month, the Baker-Polito Administration has recently awarded $11.9 million in Workforce Training Fund Program grants to 121 Massachusetts companies, spurring workforce training of nearly 7,000 workers and creating over 1,000 projected new jobs in the Commonwealth.
The Workforce Training Fund provides grants of up to $250,000 to companies in Massachusetts to pay for employee training over a two-year period. Grants are awarded to projects that will upgrade workers’ skills, increase productivity, and enhance the competitiveness of Massachusetts businesses. Grants are matched dollar-for-dollar by the award recipients.