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Grant Allocations & Awards: FY2017

Fund Code: 426
Connecting Activities STEM Career Vocational Technical Education Grant

Funds Allocated:$250,000 (State)
Funds Requested:$385,163
Purpose: The purpose of this grant is to provide access to career exploration and immersion experiences for under-represented students enrolled in Career Vocational Technical Education (CVTE) programs in STEM fields with the goal of encouraging them to pursue STEM careers. These career experiences will be designed and implemented by the sixteen Workforce Development Boards working in partnership with at least one high school offering CVTE programming pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 74 or the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act.
Number of Proposals Received:16
Number of Proposals Recommended:16
Number of Proposals Not Recommended:0
Result of Funding: This competitive grant will support sixteen workforce regions working in collaboration with their CVTE partner school(s) to implement programs that expose under-represented students to careers in STEM fields.


RecipientsAmounts
Berkshire County Regional Employment Board (Pittsfield)$18,000
Boston Private Industry Council14,500
Bristol Workforce Investment Board (Fall River)14,500
Brockton Area Workforce Investment Board14,500
Cape & Islands Workforce Investment Board (Hyannis)12,000
Central MA Workforce Investment Board (Worcester)18,000
Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board (Greenfield)18,000
Greater Lowell Workforce Development Board12,000
Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board12,000
Hampden County Regional Employment Board (Springfield)18,000
Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board (Lawrence)18,000
Metro North Regional Employment Board (Cambridge)18,000
North Central MA Workforce Investment Board (Leominster)12,000
North Shore Workforce Investment Board (Salem)18,000
Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce, Inc. (Marlborough)14,500
South Shore Workforce Investment Board (Quincy)18,000
Total State Funds$250,000


Last Updated: February 22, 2017
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