Patrick Administration Announces New Government Innovation Competition with Masschallenge
BOSTON – MassIT, the Commonwealth’s lead state agency for technology across the Executive Branch, today announced a first of its kind MassIT Government Innovation Competition, with a $50,000 prize for the winning project. MassIT will partner with MassChallenge, a start-up accelerator that supports high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs, on this initiative.
Patrick Administration Announces up to $3 Million in Funding for Fourth Round of Community Innovation Challenge Grants
Boston (August 11, 2014) - Secretary of Administration and Finance Glen Shor today announced the fourth round of Community Innovation Challenge (CIC) grants for Fiscal Year 2015. Building upon the success of the three previous rounds of CIC grants, up to $3 million will be made available to support local government innovations through regional collaborations.
Massachusetts Announces Apparent Successful Bidders for ‘Pay for Success’ Contracts to Expand Adult Basic Education Services
BOSTON – The Patrick Administration today announced the apparent successful bidders for a Pay for Success (PFS) initiative that will bring Adult Basic Education programs to more adults across the Commonwealth with the goal of helping individuals make successful transitions to employment, higher wage jobs and higher education.