Governor Charlie Baker’s Office announced $1,205,000 in grants on Tuesday, December 22, aimed at strengthening community-based innovation and entrepreneurship across Massachusetts.
Twenty-six organizations in 18 communities in the state received grant awards, including six in Worcester and another in Leicester.
The organization awarded grants are:
The WorcShop, Leicester – $65,000
The WorcShop is a makerspace and business incubator that is currently relocating from Worcester to a 52,000-square-foot facility in Leicester’s Rochdale Village. The organization will use this grant to fund infrastructure improvements and buy equipment for the new facility.
Black Seed Farmers Market, Worcester – $50,000
Black Seed Farmers Market is a collaborative workspace for immigrant and refugee youth and adults and an incubator for immigrant women-owned startup food businesses. The organization will…