MA Workforce Training Fund


Many companies want to learn more about the Massachusetts workforce training fund and how they may be eligible to receive training for employees at no cost. The process is simple and Quality Support Group assists you in every step of the application process.

Call 888-336-1124 for more information or check out this presentation!

The Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund is a state fund financed by MA employers through their unemployment contributions.  Since 1999, the fund has been providing companies with monetary resources to train current and newly hired employees.

ATTENTION Companies with less than 100 employees.  The Express Fund will reimburse half of the fee for approved courses, but cannot exceed $30,000 in total grant funds.  Express applications are located at to apply online or to download an application.

The briefing will provide an introduction to the Workforce Training Fund, including:

General Fund – Grants for customized training up to $250,000

Technical Assistance Grant – Grants up to $25,000 to conduct a Training Needs Assessment within your organization

Express Fund – Up to $30,000 for ‘off-the-shelf’ trainings for employers with 100 or fewer employees

  • Who is eligible for training grants
  • How to apply for a training grant
  • What assistance is available to help you through the process

The Quality Support Group (QSG) has been assisting Massachusetts companies with the FUNDING and DELIVERY of their workforce training programs under State and Federal Workforce Training Grant programs for 15 years. QSG will:

  • Provide a free training needs analysis
  • Identify available funding programs
  • Assist with the grant writing
  • Manage the funding process from beginning to end
  • Develop strategies for long-term training needs
  • Deliver customized training that provides ROI

Previously Awarded Grants

  • $242,000 to Communications & Power Industries, Inc. for Lean Sigma and Quality Tools training
  • $234,000 to Columbia Tech for APICS/Supply Chain, Problem Solving and Lean
  • $234,000 to Cabot Corporation for Lean Processes, Project Management, SPC, & Kaizen Events
  • $189,940 to Autoliv for IATF 16949:2016, CQM/OE Prep Training, CQA
    $159, 244 to Innovative Mold Solution Lean/Six Sigma Leadership, GD&T, SPC & DOE
  • $156,690 to Sid Wainer for Lean, HACCP, SQF and Supervisory Skills
  • $119,400 to Ultra Herley for Lean, DOE and Project Management
  • $110,240 to GTR Manufacturing for Supervisory Skills, Solderablitly, Lean/Six Sigma Leadership
  • $100,000 to ABnote USA for Lean Manufacturing training
  • $86,400 to FLEXcon for ISO 14644 training (Clean Room)
  • $82,800 to Majalite Corporation Lean/Six Sigma Leadership, FMEA & Kaizen Events
  • $82,200 to Crystal Engineer for ISO 13485, AS9100 and Sales training
  • $67,000 to Uno Foods, Inc. for Safe Quality Food (SQF) training
  • $48,000 to Hub Folding Box for Food Safety/HAACP and SQF Level II
  • $32,640 to Stellar Industries Corp. for AS9100 training
  • $17,680 to T & T Anodizing for ISO9001:2008


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