In the fall, Commonwealth Corporation partnered with the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to release a series of detailed profiles documenting labor market conditions in eight regions of the state, and to convene business, workforce, education, and government leaders to discuss the data, share experiences and best practices, and consider action steps. Learn More »
The Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund (WCTF) was created to develop training pipelines to meet the skill needs of businesses in high demand occupations. Through the Economic Development Act passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Patrick in August, the WCTF was recapitalized with a $5 million appropriation from the General Fund. Please see our Active Request for Proposals for more information. Learn More »
The Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund is a workforce development initiative that supports programs in critical industry sectors in Massachusetts. This state-funded initiative is administered by Commonwealth Corporation on behalf of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. WCTF Round 1 Grants were made in a number of sectors including skilled trades, clean energy, healthcare, travel & tourism, education, financial services and manufacturing.
We're pleased to announce that this summer Commonwealth Corporation, the Department of Youth Services, and the Collaborative will be hosting a Youth Showcase of artwork from residential and community programs, as well as displays and performances from Commonwealth Corporation's Bridging the Opportunity Gap, Community Reentry, and AIM Mentoring grant programs.
Learn More »