Community Development under President Trump: Six Issues to Watch and Engage

In the four months since the election, I have been asked countless times what I think the impact of the Trump Administration and the Republican Congress will be on...

Member News

2/22/17  City of Boston announced 22 million in new funding for affordable housing, several CDC's have been chosen to develop or preserve 602 units of...

News Briefs

2/21/17 More families are struggling with poverty in Boston’s affluent suburbs   1/31/17 Trump's pledge to reduce corporate tax rate is already...

Doughnuts with Your Delegation

It’s February and CDCs across Massachusetts are inviting their state legislators to meet with them in their neighborhoods.  Legislators, CDC staff, board...

Nonprofits - Yes You Can Advocate and Now's the Time

Amidst the chaos of the past couple weeks there has been at least one positive change—a lot more people are starting to stand up and speak out about issues that...

Group pushing on an array of issues, not just affordable housing

THE ARTICLE “Affordable housing groups want in on Preservation Act” (Metro, Feb. 12) mischaracterizes the implementation of the Community Preservation...

Oh, ho, ho – It’s (Not) Magic: a few principles to observe when lobbying our legislative leaders

It’s January, a new Congress has convened in Washington ahead of a new Trump Administration, and a new legislature is in place in Massachusetts. There is a swirl...

Mass Development Reopens Brownfields Redevelopment Program

Mass Development has announced that its long-standing and highly successful Brownfields Redevelopment Program is once again open for business thanks to a $2.5...

Fundraising Opportunities

Funder: National Endowment for the Arts Grant Title: Challenge America Deadline: April 13, 2017 Description: grants support projects that extend...

Baystate Medical Center Announces $500,000 CITC Investment

Baystate Medical Center, based in Springfield announced earlier this month that it had made a $500,000 investment in Revitalize CDC and HAP Housing in Springfield...
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