Massachusetts State House

Community Colleges Awarded $15 Million in Workforce Training Grants

Workforce training gets boost that needs to be maintained

(Editorial) By The Republican Editorials

MASSLive July 13, 2022

Gov. Charlie Baker’s $15 million awards in workforce training grants will not only bolster the community colleges that receive it, but also will strengthen the state’s future employment position.

The state’s 15 community colleges, including those in Springfield, Holyoke and Greenfield, will receive $735,000 apiece. The remainder of the grant will be allocated based on student enrollment demand.

Special emphasis will go to training in health care, education, manufacturing, information technology and cybersecurity. Approximately one third of the grant will go toward building capacity in training programs for health care, which responds to a crucial need in Massachusetts. Click HERE to read the full article on the