General Program Apply Here

  • Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to apply.
  • You can apply for up to $250,000 for a Training Grant and up to $10,000 for a Technical Assistance Grant.

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Express Program Apply Here

  • Available for businesses with 100 or fewer employees.
  • Grant funds are limited to $30,000 per company per calendar year and to $3,000 per employee per course.
  • Approved businesses will be reimbursed for up to 50% of the actual cost of training.

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Direct Access Program Available Courses

  • Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to enroll.
  • Created for smaller-scale training needs, this program offers training slots, free of charge, to businesses that are eligible.

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Recent Grants Awarded


  • Thursday, July 28th, 2016
    Sterling business awarded state Workforce Training Grant
    Sterling-based Anderson Power Products was among 101 companies to receive more than $8.47 million in Workforce Training Grant funds, the Baker-Polito administration announced. The grants enable businesses to train current or newly hired workers.
    The Landmark
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  • Friday, July 15th, 2016
    Inside the Job Market: Summer is the perfect time to invest in training
    Did you know that nearly one-third of the Massachusetts labor force is over the age of 55 and will be retiring leaving a significant talent and succession gap? Did you know that more than two-thirds of all jobs will require some post-secondary training beyond high school by 2018?
    The Berkshire Eagle
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  • Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
    State Grants Are Money Well-spent
    It’s one of those headlines that would probably get lost amid others on the business pages of the newspaper, or even this publication — about mergers, acquisitions, new CEOs, the market’s seemingly endless ups and downs, and even the price of gasoline. But it shouldn’t...
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  • Sunday, July 3rd, 2016
    State awards $8.5 million in workforce training grants
    More than $8.47 million in workforce training grants will be distributed to 101 companies to enable them to train current or newly hired workers.
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