Quincy, Randolph nonprofits receive state grants
The Patriot Ledger | April 22, 2019
A Quincy nonprofit that provides social services to people across the South Shore was among 10 organizations to receive more than $300,000 in state grants Monday for foreclosure counseling and first-time home buyer education. Another $1.1 million was given to regional foreclosure education centers, including one that serves Randolph residents. The state Division of Banks awarded $1.5 million Monday to organizations across the state. Quincy Community Action Programs, a nonprofit serving residents of Quincy, Weymouth, Braintree, Milton and Randolph, was awarded $17,237. The Fairmount Indigo Line Community Development Corporation, which serves six communities including Brockton and Randolph, got $78,262. The grants are meant to assist homeowners who are experiencing some type of financial hardship, along with prospective homebuyers. Since the program began in 2008, $13 million has been awarded and used to reach more than 48,000 people, the state says.