This article is quick, but awesome!

If you’re a Massachusetts company and looking to train employees on solar, you can apply for a workforce training grants and get 50% off, 3 HeatSpring trainings.

This is for companies that need to re-train or training existing employees or new hires, it’s not for individuals (sorry guys).

If you want help with the application, fill out this form and I’ll give you a call.

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Here are the details.

HeatSpring has the following courses approved for the Workforce Training Fund Express Program.  Applicants are now eligible to sign up for your course (s).

Applicants can go to the on-line application at and click on “Express Program” to apply on line to receive 50% reimbursement of the cost of training.  The program is capped at $3,000 per employee for a maximum grant of $30,000 over 24 month period.  For more information regarding the Express Program go to

You should provide your course id number to applicants who are interested in taking your course.

Click here to start the application process. 

If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Jason Albert at 617-626-5190 or

Here are the details for the application that you can read here.

  1. Identify Training Provider and Course identification number for online application
  2. Submit a Department of Revenue Certificate of Good Standing – fax to 617-723-5594
  3. Submit online application
  4. Applicant will receive an approval letter and a Massachusetts Standard Contract (with initial submission)
  5. Applicant must return Contract within 15 days
  6. Applicant will receive a signed contact and payment voucher, and can start training. No training can start until a contract has been executed and an official start date established by the Contract and Procurement Department. Any training done prior to an executed contract is not reimbursable.

Who is eligible to apply? Read other FAQs here. 

Businesses with 100 or fewer employees in Massachusetts – including all plants and branches – and labor organizations with unlimited membership may apply. All applicants must contribute to the Workforce Training Fund.

Applicants must provide a current (must be less than 6 months old) Massachusetts Department of Revenue Certificate of Good Standing with initial application and return properly executed contract documents. Fax to Express Program: 617-723-5594.

Can a nonprofit organization apply for Express funds?

Yes, a nonprofit organization can apply for training funds provided it pays into the Workforce Training Fund.

Can units of state, local, or county government apply for Workforce Training funds?

No, governmental entities may not apply for these funds. The purpose of the Fund is to benefit Massachusetts businesses and their employees.

Can a non-Massachusetts-based company apply for Express training funds?

Yes, a non-Massachusetts-based company can apply for training funds provided the employees to be trained are based in Massachusetts.

Will an organization’s level of income, sales, earnings, or profits have any bearing on its ability to apply for Express funds?

No, the level of income, sales, earnings, or profits will not preclude an organization from applying for Express funds.

Who is eligible for training? Read other FAQs here. 

Massachusetts-based employees. This means that workers whose training is funded by this program must be working at a location in the Commonwealth.

If my worksite is in Massachusetts, but some employees live outside of Massachusetts, can they be trained with these funds?

Yes, as long as your employees work in Massachusetts, they are eligible for training regardless of where they live.

Can contract workers be trained with these funds?

No, contract employees are not eligible to be trained with these funds.

Can part-time employees be trained with Workforce Training Fund funds?

Yes, both full-time and part-time employees are eligible for training.

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