Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development Grants

  • Description
  • Funding History
  • Proposals

The Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development Grant program provides training in precision manufacturing for unemployed and underemployed workers, including veterans.

These grants are part of the state's Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a group comprised of leaders from industry, academia and government to help inform, implement, and evaluate policies to support the state’s manufacturing competitiveness.

The program aims to increase company productivity by enrolling, training, graduating and placing high-quality workers that meet the workforce needs of employer partners. Specifically, grants are for training programs that aim to help companies increase their competitive advantage and provide opportunities for their job growth and development.

This grant program was first funded as a pilot project for Hampden County in the FY 2013 budget. In FY 2014, when the program was expanded to other regions of the state.

Updated January 2017