Office of Municipal and School Technology (OMST)

The Office of Municipal and School Technology (OMST) supports local government efforts to effectively serve their residents, students, and employees with the use of technology. It serves local government agencies, which include cities, towns, public school districts, public safety, municipal utility departments, counties, and planning commissions, across the Commonwealth. OMST provides guidance and technical assistance to position them and their communities with successful technology initiatives, and implementation, promoting state resources that may improve local government operations, and administering and providing information about available IT and security grant opportunities.

What's New at OMST

Featured Programs

Recent News

  • We are pleased to present you with the Massachusetts Municipal Cyber Security Roadmap which will help you identify your organization's level of maturity and map them to the four minimum baseline of cybersecurity goals.  The result is a single resource that will assist you with navigating to the information, tools, and resources needed to improve and strengthen your cybersecurity posture. Any feedback is appreciated and may be sent here.
  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ application for the federal fiscal year 2022 funds for the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program has been approved!

Who we serve

We serve local government agencies across the Commonwealth by: 

  • Providing information about and administering technology grants available to local government.
  • Creating opportunities for regional in-person and virtual collaboration.
  • Providing technical assistance on community technology initiatives.
  • Promoting state resources that can improve local government operations.

Explore our programs

Contact Us


McCormack Building - Main Office
1 Ashburton Place, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02108


(617) 626-4411


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