About the Commonwealth Corporation Foundation

About Us

The goal of the Foundation is to provide financial support to Commonwealth Corporation, whose mission is to strengthen the skills of Massachusetts youth and adults by investing in innovative partnerships with industry, education, and workforce organizations. Commonwealth Corporation seeks to meet the immediate and emerging needs of businesses and workers so that they can thrive in our dynamic economy.

Our Mission

The Commonwealth Corporation Foundation supports the mission of Commonwealth Corporation. The Foundation strives to achieve meaningful employment and upward mobility for all by bridging resource gaps to target unmet needs in workforce development and by empowering workers and employers in Massachusetts through strategic partnerships with the business community, organized events, and grant-making.

The Job Skills Training Program (JSTP) provides a training experience for new arrivals currently residing in the state’s Emergency Assistance Program and on the path to federal work authorization.  Businesses can partner with the Commonwealth Corporation Foundation to participate in this workforce training program, which offers job training, exposure, and work readiness for eligible individuals.

Any businesses interested in participating in the Job Skills Training Program should email [email protected]

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors includes leaders from the private sector, organized labor, academia, and government. They play a critical and indispensable role in shaping our strategy and goals, overseeing our finances, and guiding policy decisions.

Commonwealth Corporation is a quasi-public agency that was established in 1996 under the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. 


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