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Workforce Training Fund for Creative Companies Information Session
Monday, September 30, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
Attention Creative Industry Companies in Massachusetts!
On Monday, September 30, join us for an information session to learn more about the Workforce Training Grant Fund Programs and how they can help your business and employees thrive here in the Massachusetts.
Since 1998, the state’s Workforce Training Fund distributes $21 million a year, providing grants of up to $250,000 to help companies offer customized training. These grants are an invaluable resource to Massachusetts businesses and workers by providing financial support to help businesses train current and newly hired employees.
The Workforce Training Fund has a variety of grants including its:
General Program Grant (up to $250,000)
Technical Assistance Grant (up to $25,000)
Consortium Grants (up to $250,000)
Express Program Grants (up to $30,000)
Hiring Incentive Training Grants (up to $30,000)
Learn more about these specific grant programs and how you can apply through the Fund’s online application process.
Not sure if you’re part of the creative economy? The creative industries include not-for-profits, for-profit, and individuals in the following fields:
Advertising and Marketing: Advertising and marketing agencies
Architecture: Architecture firms and architects
Visual Arts and Craft: Galleries, curators, artists, and artisans
Design: Industrial, interior, graphic, fashion firms, and designers
Film, Media, Entertainment: Film, TV, radio, and video game businesses
Music and Performance: Venues, producers, and performers
Publishing: Content creation, editors, writers, and distributors
Learn more about the Workforce Training Fund here: mass.gov/wtfp
Learn more about the Creative Industries of Mass: mass/gov/hed/CreateMA
Questions? Contact Helena Fruscio, Creative Economy Director, Helena.firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 617-788-3602.