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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Massachusetts Approves 12 Economic Development Projects Supporting Job Growth and Business Expansion

The Atlantic Red Crab Company (New Bedford) This week the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved 12 projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). In total, these projects are expected to create 672 net new jobs and retain 1,348 jobs throughout Massachusetts, while leveraging approximately $309 […]

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