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Massachusetts’ Green Friday Supports Local Christmas Tree Farms & Nurseries

The Baker-Polito Administration declared Friday, November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” to encourage Massachusetts residents to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs. Governor Charlie Baker said there is “a great opportunity for Massachusetts families to shop local and purchase their Christmas […]

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Massachusetts Companies Receive STEP Grants to Marketing Products Abroad

The Baker-Polito Administration announced that forty-two small businesses across Massachusetts are receiving State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grants to help them promote their products in the global marketplace. Coordinated by the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI) and Massachusetts Small Business Development Center/ Massachusetts Export Center, the STEP […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3 Million in Small Business Technical Assistance Grants to 47 Non-Profits

The Baker-Polito Administration and Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) announced $3 million in small business technical assistance grants to 47 non-profit organizations across the state. The state-funded Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program, administered by MGCC, aims to expand economic and entrepreneurial opportunities in underserved communities throughout the Commonwealth. The […]

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Massachusetts Awards $3.6 Million in Grants for Recycling, Composting and Waste Reduction

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Friday, November 15, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $3.6 million in Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grants to 54 communities, regional groups and non-profit groups. The grants, ranging from $3,000 to $300,000, are designed to increase the diversion, reuse, composting and recycling of materials in […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $5.2 Million in New Advanced Manufacturing Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration announced two new grants totaling over $5.2 million from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) to support the development of new advanced manufacturing technologies across the state. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the new funding at an event hosted at the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $1 Million for Cranberry Farm Improvements

Lt. Governor Polito joins Officials and Cranberry Grows at Slocum Gibbs Cranberry Company in Rochester The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $991,837 to 21 cranberry growers for bog renovation projects. Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced the grants at Slocum Gibbs Cranberry Company’s cranberry bog in Rochester. The grants, awarded through the […]

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Urban Agenda Grant Program Deadline is November 8

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito with Urban Agenda Grant winners, January 2019 The deadline to apply for the 2020 Urban Agenda Grant Program is November 8, 2019, according to the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED). The program is seeking proposals from eligible municipalities for projects that entail community-driven […]

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