The Massachusetts State Legislature has appropriated $242,500 to SBANE for the expressed purpose of providing high-powered private consulting expertise to small and medium-sized Massachusetts-based manufacturers undergoing a business transition.
SBANE is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 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 Friday, October 6, 2017
- Awards will be made in late October.
- Projects will need to be completed no later than June 1, 2018.
- The applications will be vetted by a committee and all information will be kept strictly confidential.