Site Readiness Program
The Site Readiness Program, administered by MassDevelopment, aims to increase the Commonwealth’s inventory of large, well-located, project-ready sites; to accelerate private-sector investment in industrial and commercial projects; and to support the conversion of abandoned sites and obsolete facilities into clean, actively-used, tax-generating properties. In its first three years, the program has awarded approximately $6.8 million to 36 projects in almost every region of the Commonwealth.
FY20 Application Round
The $3.5 million FY20 application round was announced by the Baker-Polito Administration in October 2019. The deadline for application submissions was December 6, 2019. Award recipients have not yet been announced.
Please watch this site for updates as they become available.
On March 28, the Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $2.5 million in Site Readiness awards for 10 projects. The funding will be used for a variety of purposes including land acquisition, roadway design, MEPA permitting and demolition. Read the full release here
In February 2018, the Baker-Polito Administration announced nearly $2.5 million in funding for 12 projects as part of the second round of the Site Readiness Program. The 12 grants to municipalities and development agencies will finance feasibility studies, master planning, environmental work, strategic land acquisition, and site improvements. Read the full release here
In June 2017, the first year of the program, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $1.8 million in Site Readiness awards to 14 projects. Read the full release here
For more information contact:
Director of Land Planning & Permitting