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Budget Summary FY2018

70020010 - Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
7002-0010 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development
For the operation of the office of the secretary of housing and economic development, including the operation of the Massachusetts permit regulatory office and the operation of the office of the wireless and broadband affairs director; provided, that agencies within the executive office may, with the prior approval of the secretary, streamline and improve administrative operations pursuant to interdepartmental service agreements; provided further, that the executive office of housing and economic development, in cooperation with the commonwealth corporation, shall award not less than $300,000 to the New England Center for Arts and Technology, Inc; provided, that $75,000 be expended for The Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, Inc. for a pilot program in collaboration with the national Partnership for Young Women's Progress that will utilize public-private funding and address core structural issues that keep a majority of the nation's low-income young women from experiencing robust health, economic security, personal safety and the leadership opportunities that their gifts and strengths deserve; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Greater Gardner Business Incubator Network Inc.'s business incubator in the city of Gardner; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Lawrence Partnership, Inc. to facilitate public-private economic development collaboration in the city of Lawrence; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to Valley Venture Mentors, Inc. to establish a collegiate accelerator program that will provide 8 weeks of hands-on, intensive mentoring, education and support; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the town of Georgetown to develop an economic development plan; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to Tech Foundry, Inc. in the city of Springfield for training in technology and job placement

2,074,054 2,254,257

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