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  • Qualifying as a Training Provider

    Funding for Training Providers

    Funding for training providers can occur in a number of different ways.
    Periodically the MHHCWB will directly issue procurement solicitations: “Request for Proposals”, “Request for Qualifications”, “Request for Applications”, etc. for various type funds for training providers, service providers and/or employers.

    Open solicitations of ALL types are posted in the Open RFPs page.

    In addition, there are procedures, through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to qualify as a training vendor under various funding sources, such as Title I of the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and with the State’s “Section 30” Training Opportunities and Workforce Training Fund Programs.

    The MHHCWB plays a role in reviewing and approving eligible providers under WIA and can also provide assistance in understanding the other opportunities for training providers.

    Qualifying as a Training Provider

    “TrainingPro” is an on-line service of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

    With TrainingPro:

    • Training courses can be approved for participants in a variety of federal and state programs in Massachusetts;
    • Training providers can list their courses online;
    • Training providers can easily update their program information.

    With TrainingPro, as training professionals you can apply for approval for your courses for any  or all of these programs:

    • Workforce Training Fund Express
    • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Individual Training Accounts (ITAs)
    • “Section 30” Training Opportunities Program (TOP)

    To learn more about these programs and about how to apply for qualifications, go to: