On January 21, 2021, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the launch of the Community One Stop for Growth, a single application portal and collaborative review process for grant programs.
This joint application process will allow applicants—including municipalities, public entities, community non-profits, and private companies—to use a single portal to access ten different grant programs.
These programs include: MassWorks, Urban Agenda, 43D Expedited Permitting, Community Planning Grants (new), Rural Development Fund (new), Housing Choice Capital Grants, MA Downtown Initiative, Brownfields, Site Readiness, Underutilized Properties (new).
For more information on the Community One Stop for Growth please visit www.mass.gov/onestop. The Community One Stop for Growth team will also be hosting webinars to walk through the One Stop process:
Webinar 1: One Stop Overview Webinar, January 28, 2021, 12PM
Webinar 2: One Stop Application Guidance Webinar, February 2, 2021, 12PM
Webinar 3: Technology Webinar, February 4, 2021, 12PM
Please sign up for the webinars here. Videos will be posted online following the webinars for those unable to attend.
View the 1/21/2021 press release HERE.