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Fifth Round of Grant Recipients Announced

AMP it up! Matching Grants to 10 Partnerships Total More Than $81,000 for Increasing Advanced Manufacturing Career Awareness

January 19, 2017

MassDevelopment today announced 10 partnerships will receive AMP it up! matching grants to conduct outreach and other innovative programs that will educate young people and adults about career options in advanced manufacturing. In the fifth consecutive year of the program, MassDevelopment will provide awards totaling $81,410 to the 10 partnerships—consisting of regional employment and workforce investment boards, manufacturers, chambers of commerce and development councils, community colleges, vocational schools, and other organizations throughout the Commonwealth. 

The lead organizations on these 10 partnerships are: Berkshire Community College (Pittsfield), Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board (Hyannis), Girls Inc. (Worcester), Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board (Lowell), Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board (New Bedford), Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board (Lawrence), Metro North Regional Employment Board (Cambridge), North Shore Workforce Investment Board (Salem), Quinsigamond Community College (Worcester), and Regional Employment Board of Hampden County (Springfield).

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