Manufacturing Matching Grant Program Application Due Oct 4, 2019

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has again appropriated funding for New England Business Association’s Manufacturing Matching Grant Program. The program provides targeted grants to manufacturing companies for the expressed purpose of providing high-powered private consulting expertise to small and medium-sized Massachusetts-based manufacturers undergoing a business transition.
New England Business Association is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Manufacturing Matching Grant Program funding year.
Important Dates for the 2019-2020 Funding Year:

  • The application opened on August 5, 2019
  • Application Deadline: October 4, 2019
  • Awards are expected to be made in early November
  • All projects must be completed by Friday, May 29, 2020

Eligible projects that enhance the company’s top or bottom line are considered. Types of eligible consulting may include: financial restructuring of bank debt; accounting, controller, and CFO staffing services; ERP systems efficiencies and effectiveness; lean manufacturing; data and cyber security; and more. Learn more. >>
AAFCPAs strongly encourages our clients engaged in Massachusetts manufacturing to consider this Manufacturing Matching Grant Program as it may be a viable opportunity to obtain funds to support necessary improvements to your business operations.
Please feel free to spread the word and forward to your contacts who may find this beneficial.
AAFCPAs has been helping sophisticated, privately-held manufacturing companies succeed since our founding in 1973. If you have any questions, please contact: Dave McManus, CPA, CGMA, Co-Managing Partner, at 774.512.4014,; or your AAFCPAs Partner.

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David McManus CPA
Dave leads AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Business Practice, providing highly coveted tax, entity structure, and business advisory solutions.  Dave has been deeply immersed in understanding the complex financial and operational nuances of the cannabis industry since 2012. He advises multi-state operators, recreational and medical retailers, cultivators, product manufacturers, and investors. He proactively advises clients on risks, opportunities, and tax implications related to market entry, accounting methods, capital structure, debt financing, R&D, M&A, and goodwill impairment. He has led industry training sessions on interpreting and implementing new federal and state marijuana statutes, including compliance with 280E. Dave maintains a strong network of cannabis industry investors, attorneys, bankers, employee compensation and benefits providers, realtors, risk managers, and insurance agents, and he leverages these resources as appropriate to help clients achieve success.