Category Archives: Create

Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Launches Community One Stop for Growth

Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced the launch of the Community One Stop for Growth, a joint application process that will allow applicants—including municipalities, public entities, community non-profits, and private companies—to use a single portal to access ten different grant programs. Part of the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Commonwealth’s 351 […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Another $78.5 Million in Additional Grants to 1,595 Businesses Most Impacted by the Pandemic

the Baker-Polito Administration announced $78.5 million in awards to 1,595 additional small businesses in the third round of grants through the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. To date, the Baker-Polito Administration has awarded close to $195 million in direct financial support to 4,119 […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Wildlife Habitat Management Grants

Ravenswood Park in Gloucester, The Trustees of Reservations  The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $307,631 to individuals, municipalities and organizations across the state for projects to improve habitat for native Massachusetts wildlife. The grants are provided through the Wildlife Habitat Management Grant Program, administered by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Massachusetts Awards Cultural Organization Economic Recovery Grants to 183 Non-Profit Groups

Performance by ANIKAYA Dance Theater Mass Cultural Council, in partnership with the Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development, announced the recipients of nearly $10 million in COVID relief through the Cultural Organization Economic Recovery Grant Program. In total, 183 cultural nonprofit organizations received $9,960,600 to support this sector’s economic recovery from […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Massachusetts Releases Roadmap to Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Building on its ambitious commitment to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Commonwealth by 2050, the Baker-Polito Administration today released two reports – the Massachusetts 2050 Decarbonization Roadmap Report and an interim 2030 Clean Energy and Climate Plan (CECP) – that detail policies and strategies to equitably and cost-effectively reduce emissions […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Massachusetts Announces $668 Million Small Business Relief Package

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration launched a $668 million program to provide financial assistance to Massachusetts small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program in part relies on the pending federal COVID-19 relief bill recently passed by Congress. Regardless of the developments at the federal level, the Baker-Polito Administration will […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.2 Million to Help Collaborative Workspaces Expand, Safely Reopen

The Baker-Polito Administration announced $1,205,000 in grants to strengthen community-based innovation and entrepreneurship, awarded to 26 organizations in 18 communities throughout the Commonwealth. The fifth round of the Collaborative Workspace Program, administered by MassDevelopment, aims to accelerate business formation, job creation, and entrepreneurial activity in communities by supporting infrastructure that […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Further Measures to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced further restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, including new capacity and gathering limits. These measures will go into effect on Saturday, December 26 and will remain in effect until noon on January 10, 2021. Read a summary of the restrictions […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Support For 1,158 Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Recession

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that nearly $49 million in grants to small businesses will be awarded through the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. In October, the $50.8 million grant program was announced as a key component of Partnerships for Recovery, the Administration’s comprehensive plan to […]

Posted by