Boston Mayor Wu and AgeStrong Commission Announce Recipients of New “Creating Community & Reducing Social Isolation” Grant

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu and the Age Strong Commission announced the recipients of its Creating Community and Reducing Social Isolation grant, a new City program designed to provide funding to nonprofit community organizations to create new or expand current programs inviting older adults to engage more for better physical and mental health. The City is … Continue reading Boston Mayor Wu and AgeStrong Commission Announce Recipients of New “Creating Community & Reducing Social Isolation” Grant

Baker Administration Launches “HireNow” Hiring and Training Employer Grant Program

The Baker Administration launched a new hiring and training employer grant program, “HireNow,” which will help employers quickly hire and train new workers and get more people back to work. The new program provides eligible employers with a $4,000 per employee grant, which can be used to cover training costs or as a signing bonus … Continue reading Baker Administration Launches “HireNow” Hiring and Training Employer Grant Program

Greenfield, Mass. Project Featured in AARP Photo Album Highlighting Past ‘Community Challenge’ Grantees

As AARP continues to promote the Community Challenge Grant Program with an application deadline on March 22nd, the organization is also highlighting the creative past projects that have supported older adults. In its recent newsletter, AARP Livable Communities released a photo album called “Have a Seat” that displays all the places to sit in parks … Continue reading Greenfield, Mass. Project Featured in AARP Photo Album Highlighting Past ‘Community Challenge’ Grantees

Communities Can Apply for Housing Choice Designation to Receive Prioritization with State-Based Grant Programs

A Housing Choice Designation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts rewards communities that are producing new housing and have adopted best practices to promote sustainable housing development. Communities that achieve the Housing Choice Community designation have exclusive access to apply for the Housing Choice Grant Program and receive bonus points or other considerations to certain state … Continue reading Communities Can Apply for Housing Choice Designation to Receive Prioritization with State-Based Grant Programs