Thank you for your interest in the Massachusetts Workforce Training Fund: Express Program, administered by Commonwealth Corporation.

You will need the following information to submit this Express grant application:

  • Your organization's Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue with a "Notice Date" within the last six months
  • Course information from our Express Course Directory for all courses
  • Contact information for the individual authorized to sign a grant contract on behalf of the applicant organization
  • Current # of Employees Working in Massachusetts (both part-time and full-time employees)
  • Training Start Date(s) for each course (must be at least 3 weeks after an application is submitted)

Please do not advance to the next page until you have gathered all of the required information.

For assistance with this form, please email Express@commcorp.org for support, and we will get back to you within two business days.

In order to be considered for funding, please review the Express Grant Approval Criteria below, and complete the form to confirm your eligibility. 


When you are ready to begin, click the "Begin Application" to prepare your application. Proposals are reviewed on a rolling basis.



Express Grant Approval Criteria
In order to have your request for Express Program funding approved, you must meet ALL of the following criteria. Please confirm that each of the following statements is true before proceeding. If any of the statements are not true, under penalty of perjury and subject to audit, you are not eligible to apply. 
  1. The total amount of funding requested, within this calendar year for all Express Program funding requests combined, does not exceed $30,000.
  2. The amount of funding requested per trainee, per course does not exceed $3,000.
  3. The applicant agrees to pay for at least half of the total cost of the approved training.
  4. All of the employees to be trained using grant funding are payroll employees who work in Massachusetts.
  5. The proposed training is job-related skills training.
  6. The company is not legally mandated to provide the proposed training to employees.
  7. The Express Grant Agreement start date selected, and the start of training, is at least 21 days from the date of submission

I affirm that I have read the above statements carefully and confirmed that the above information is accurate. In addition, I affirm that the organization is eligible to apply to the Express Program on the basis of meeting all seven of the criteria listed above.
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Applicant Profile: Please enter the legal name and FEIN for the organization that will be be requesting funding in this application 

For assistance with this form, please email Express@commcorp.org for support, and we will get back to you within two business days.