Training Grants Available to Massachusetts Businesses

The Workforce Training Fund helps address business productivity and competitiveness by providing resources to Massachusetts businesses to train current and newly hired employees.

We offer several different types of grants to meet the training needs of Massachusetts businesses. Navigate the menu above to learn how each program can help your business. For a snapshot of all of our programs, view the Workforce Training Fund Grant Summary.

Check out our grant award lists for detailed descriptions of the projects we have funded recently. (FY16 to-date | FY15 | FY14)


Baker-Polito Administration Awards $8.5 Million in Workforce Training Grants

The latest round of Workforce Training Fund Program grants was announced during a visit to Vibram USA in North Brookfield. These grants will enable 101 companies in Massachusetts to provide customized training to upgrade the skills of more than 6,200 employees.

Read the press release and learn more on our WTFP in the News page.

What Businesses are Saying...

"The support of the Workforce Training Fund has allowed OnBrand24 to provide valuable training that has taken our team to the next level."

- OnBrand24 (Beverly, MA)


“We are seeing an improved morale and an increase in initiative and personal responsibility taken on by those who participated in the grant training."

- Certainteed Corporation (Norwood, MA)

Direct Access Program Request for Proposals

Commonwealth Corporation is pleased to announce the release of the Workforce Training Fund Direct Access Program Request for Proposals. Lead applicants must be a Massachusetts-based training provider with demonstrated capacity to deliver training to incumbent workers in one of the allowable training types. The intent of the program is to provide all businesses, with a special emphasis on small businesses (100 or fewer employees in Massachusetts), with direct and streamlined access to training.

Please see the Request for Proposals for more information.