The Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts has awarded eight Career Readiness and Educational Access grants totaling $94,712 in June.

"The Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant Program focuses on preparing local residents for family-supporting jobs through career-related training, post-secondary education and other educational initiatives," said Stephen Adams, president of the Community Foundation. "We're very excited about the ways this year's recipients will advance economic wellness throughout the region to rebuild a strong economy following the COVID-19 pandemic."

Beneficiaries of Career Readiness grants include:

Beneficiaries of Educational Access grants include:

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