Most people are confused about personal grants in Massachusetts. If you live in the state of Massachusetts and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of Massachusetts for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of Massachusetts.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of Massachusetts

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in Massachusetts is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in Massachusetts, there are over 80,635 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Massachusetts and have a registered business in Massachusetts. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of Massachusetts

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in Massachusetts. According to US Census,

In Massachusetts:

  • 89.00% have high school diplomas
  • 38.20% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 16.40% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, Massachusetts's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of Massachusetts.

Personal Grants for Veterans in Massachusetts

There are more than 288,800 veterans (both active and retired) in Massachusetts. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of Massachusetts.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. Massachusetts residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting Massachusetts financial aid agencies.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Number Funding Title
USDA NRCS MA MULTI 20 NOFO0001026 Cooperative Conservation Agreements, Fiscal Year 2020 Announcement for Funding - Massachusetts
USDA NRCS MA CIG 20 GEN0010776 Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 Massachusetts
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1788 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Cape Cod and the Islands, and the Town of Wareham, Massachusetts
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1632 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Towns of Lynn, Saugus, Nahant, Swampscott, Marblehead and Lynnfield, Massachusetts
USDA NRCS MA CTA 19 GEN0010275 Massachusetts Conservation Planning & Implementation Support Partnership Fiscal Year 2019 Announcement for Funding
HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1410 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts
NPS 17 NERO 0130 Inventory and Monitor Endangered Archeological Sites at Great Island and Great Beach Hill, Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
NOAA NMFS GARFO 2017 2005175 Massachusetts Marine Animal Disentanglement Grant
NPS 16 NERO 0090 NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD: Youth Project: Rehabilitation of the A.T. in Massachusetts and Connecticut
2016 NIST MEP 01 Award Competitions for Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Utah and Vermont

 

Personal Grants in Local States

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