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Fitchburg State University gets grant funding

June 17, 2021 : Sentinel & Enterprise, Staff Report

BOSTON – MassDevelopment has awarded $390,000 in grants to nine organizations, including Fitchburg State University, to implement outdoor dining, business signage improvements, district branding and marketing plans, placemaking and wayfinding projects, public events, and more through locally developed business assistance programs in Gateway Cities. The grants were awarded through MassDevelopment’s Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) Local program.

Fitchburg State University will use a $30,000 district grant and a $10,000 competitive grant to support the Fitchburg TDI Partnership’s storefront improvement efforts, deploying funding for technical assistance, storefront improvements, lease subsidies for startups and growing businesses, and other strategic projects.