Commonwealth Places is a crowdgranting challenge program created by MassDevelopment to activate new or distressed public places & community spaces. The program is open to municipalities and non-profits to improve low/moderate-income communities in Massachusetts.
MassDevelopment works to stimulate economic growth across the Commonwealth to help create jobs, increase the number of housing units, revitalize urban environments, and improve quality of life.
This opportunity mobilizes community members, residents and general supporters to make individual contributions while promoting their efforts to others. Communities and non-profits can submit projects by applying for a Patronicity crowdfunding online donation campaign. Projects meeting fundraising goals can receive a matching grant from MassDevelopment of up to $50,000. To start an application, simply begin crafting a crowdfunding project page that is directed towards your community and potential donor audience.
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