Baker-Polito Administration Makes $1.2 Million Available for Community-Based Innovation
September 23, 2016
New programming in collaborative workspaces and entrepreneurship will support statewide job growth
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Boston – September 23, 2016 – Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced a coordinated grant funding round to support community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in municipalities across Massachusetts. The $1.175 million funding round includes grants to support the physical workspaces that launch new businesses at the local level, as well as new funding for human capital development in entrepreneur mentorship programming. MassDevelopment will commit $500,000 to facilitate the development of collaborative workspaces in Gateway Cities, and $500,000 to develop collaborative workspaces in non-Gateway municipalities, while the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative will commit $175,000 to create a new statewide entrepreneurship support network. Click here to read more.