Nearly 1,600 Businesses Receive New Round of State Grants

by | Jan 13, 2021 | Business, Headlines, News

Governor Charlie Baker’s office announced on Wednesday, January 13, $78.5 million in grants to nearly 1,595 businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Restaurants and bars, personal care, retail, and health care businesses were the most represented businesses among the most recent awardees.

This third round of grants from the COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program brings the total of $195 million in direct financial support to 4,119 small businesses in Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation [MGCC], which administers the fund, expects to announce a new round of grants from the $668 million fund in the near future.

The next application deadline is Friday, January 15. More information about the fund and how to apply is on a MGCC website dedicated to the program.

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Tom is the VP of Business Operations for TWIW as well as a journalist. He was a history student at Worcester State University and has many years experience technical recruiting, marketing and a long time entrepreneur.