Matching Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

Read below about the Grant Program information from the New England Business Association!


The Application is now open!

Deadline Extended!
Applications must be received by
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Close of Business

The Massachusetts State Legislature has appropriated $250,000 to New England Business Association for the express purpose of providing high-powered private consulting expertise to small and medium-sized Massachusetts-based manufacturers undergoing a business transition.

New England Business Association is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program. To be eligible, companies must be manufacturing companies based in Massachusetts and must meet the criteria used by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to define a manufacturing corporation. That information is available by clicking here.

This is a competitive, one-time, matching grant program, which requires the eligible candidate company to pledge a dollar-for-dollar cash match. In depth information about the program is available by clicking here.

Interested companies will be asked to fill out a one-page application and submit that along with a detailed statement and a consultant proposal.
• Applications must be received by Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Close of Business
• Awards will be made in late-October to early-November
• Projects must be completed no later than Friday, May 31, 2019
• The applications will be vetted by a committee and all information will be kept strictly confidential
Click here to access the Online Application.

Please email Susan Barber at or by calling 781-890-9070, extension 236, with any questions about the program.