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Guiding Quality Early Education Facility Design
Theresa Jordan /Kira Taj / Sep 13, 2017

A well-designed, well-equipped environment supports learning, but child care programs are often located in church basements, old storefronts, and other substandard spaces that were not intended for educational uses. At C...

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MassHousing Finances New Hyde Park Affordable Housing
Banker & Tradesman / Sep 15, 2017

MassHousing has closed on $2.1 million in financing to the Traggorth Cos. and the Southwest Boston Community Development Corporation (SWBCDC) for the construction of the 27-unit Residences at Fairmount Station in Hyde Pa...

  • New Facilities Funding for Early Education Program...
    Eye on Early Education / Sep 13, 2017

    Massachusetts has just announced the release of $4.1 million in facilities grants. Typically, these funds help early education and after school programs repair, renovate, and expand their buildings. This round of funding...

  • Worcester early education center serving at-risk s...
    Worcester Telegram / Sep 08, 2017

    Rotting wood and rusted bolts at the Rainbow Child Development Center’s old play area have been replaced by brand-new playsets, thanks to the generosity of donors and a six-figure government g...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million fo...
    Executive Office of Education / Aug 31, 2017

    The Baker-Polito Administration and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) today announced $4.1 million in grant awards for facility improvements at early education and care programs that serve...

  • Four Corners toasts new apartments on Washington S...
    Dorchester Reporter / Aug 31, 2017

    Officials and Four Corners residents celebrated the new Upper Washington buildings, which includes 35 income-restricted apartments and two commercial spaces on Washington Street, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. ...

  • $1.1M announced for Head Start in Webster
    Worcester Telegram / Aug 31, 2017

    Federal, state and local officials converged on a vacant School Street building Thursday to celebrate its future as an early childhood education facility, and the infusion of more than $1 million toward the effort. Lt...

  • Baker-Polito Administration Awards $72 Million to ...
    Governor Charlie Baker Press Office / Aug 15, 2017

    BOSTON – Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced $72 million in housing subsidy funds and additional state and federal tax credits to 25 projects in 17 communities for the creation, rehabilitation, an...

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2016 Annual Report
Annual Report 2016

We are pleased to share with you the latest annual report from the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC). This annual report highlights the success of Massachusetts as a national leader in community development and the role that CEDAC’s unique lending model has had in that success. We are proud of the Commonwealth and of the positive impact that we are able to have on individuals, families, and children that are served by our non-profit partners. The report includes examples of the continued commitment that the both CEDAC and the Baker-Polito administration have made to support affordable housing, high qual...

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Spring 2017 Newsletter
CEDAC Spring 2017 Newsletter

Dear friends, We were pleased to welcome to our new offices at 18 Tremont Street so many longtime friends and colleagues at the Open House we held in May.  And through these important relationships, we were reminded of how many lives we’ve touched through our work supporting community development corporations, other non-profit affordable housing developers, child care providers, and workforce development professionals.

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