Examples of CFWM Innovation Grantees

innovationgrantlogoSince 2015 the CFWM funded the following Innovation Grants:

  1. Energizing workforce development in Springfield – A planning grant and a 3-year implementation grant awarded to the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council to support a Working Cities Federal Reserve Challenge Grant. Total grants = $60,000.https://www.bostonfed.org/workingcities/massachusetts/round2/cities/springfield.htm
  2. Growing small businesses- A multi-year grant awarded to Valley Venture Mentors- to create a business Accelerator program for entrepreneurs seeking to build their early stage start-up companies. Total grants:  $300,000, http://www.valleyventurementors.org/startups/vvm-startup-accelerator/

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