Housing Programs
For Kids Only Afterschool, Revere

Children's Investment Fund
Building Stronger Centers Training Institute, 2014

Commonwealth Workforce Coalition
Catholic Charities, Lynn


All children deserve the opportunity to learn and develop in well-designed learning spaces. We all understand that clean, safe and healthy environments are an important component of successful teaching and learning.

For over 25 years, Children’s Investment Fund has been providing technical expertise and financing to non-profit child care centers planning to improve or expand their facilities. Our primary goal is to increase the supply and quality of child care facilities in Massachusetts. We offer high quality training programs, access to professional consultants and funding to pay for predevelopment expenses, acquisition of property and permanent financing.

We are excited to share with you our website. If you are a non-profit organization, we look forward to helping you turn your vision of high quality space into a reality.

Theresa Jordan
Director of Children's Facilities Finance
Peg Sprague
Board President, Children's Investment Fund
“Our space has transformed from the purely functional to a beautiful, professional-level arts space in the heart of Area IV, Cambridge.”
Eryn JohnsonExecutive Director, Community Art Center
  • CEDAC 2018 Annual Report Now Available Online

    CEDAC is proud to celebrate 40 years of strengthening communities across the Commonwealth. This year’s annual report reflects on how the vision expressed in CEDAC’s enabling statute of 1978 has evolved into a robust pipeline of affordable housing and community development projects sponsored by a thriving non-profit sector. Read the 2018 Annual Report

  • For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change

    In 1978, then-state Rep. Mel King introduced legislation that created the Community Economic Development Assistance Corp. (CEDAC), the nation’s first state agency designed to provide technical assistance to the burgeoning nonprofit community development movement. The idea of such an agency grew out of the Wednesday Morning Breakfast Group meetings convened by Mel at MIT with community activists and planners. Read our latest op-ed

  • CEDAC to Honor Mel King at 40th Anniversary Celebration

    At INSITES this week, we announce that we will honor former State Representative Mel King as we commemorate CEDAC's 40th anniversary this month. At the same event, CEDAC's affiliate Children’s Investment Fund will also present Judy Cody, executive director of the Beverly Children’s Learning Center (BCLC), with the Mav Pardee Award for Building Quality. Read INSITES

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For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change
Banker & Tradesman / Mar 11, 2019
For 40 Years, CEDAC Has Catalyzed Positive Change Early-Stage Assistance Has Helped Build Housing, Transform Communities By Roger Herzog Special to Banker & Tradesman In 1978, then- state representative ...