Photo Gallery (RuthAnn Hamilton-Stutts, Retires)

SBA at Springfield NHS for a day visit

Bob Nelson, Massachusetts District Director and Oreste Varela Branch Manager-Springfield, MA visit Springfield NHS to discuss the Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME) Grant which is now open –
SBA has issued Funding Opportunity: PRIME-2018-01  (funds training and TA for disadvantaged entrepreneurs and to build capacity of organizations to provide training and TA.) more detail coming soon…



FDIC visits Western, MA for an all day needs discussion


Jeffrey S. Manning, Community Affairs Specialist-Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection Boston Area Office traveled to Western, MA for an all day visit. Great discussion around the needs of Western, MA families, SNHS’s plans for growth, new initiatives and services.

In attendance were RuthAnn Hamilton-Stutts, Dr. Lucie Lewis, Jeff Hamilton Sr, and Leo Williams

A Visit to Beacon Hill

Leo Williams, Executive Director visits Beacon Hill in support of MACDC’s Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) Health & Housing.









Photo: Leo Williams, Colleen Loveless, Senator Jim Welch

CITC Awards Announced

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On Tuesday, April 3rd, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced $5.9 million in allocations to 46 CDCs through the Community Investment Tax Credit program.  Over the program’s first four years, $34.5 million was raised for critical community development programs that directly benefit low- and moderate-income families across Massachusetts.  These funds are helping CDCs to work with residents in their communities by providing vital affordable housing options, access to services and capital for aspiring entrepreneurs as well as programs and services to ensure that community residents can not only become stabilized, but thrive and benefit from our Commonwealth’s economy.