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$25M Grant Cycle Opens!

Read below to learn more about Cummings’ news regarding the $25M Grant Cycle! Cummings Tri-County Fund $25 Million Grant Program Launches July 1 Cummings Foundation is delighted to announce a major increase to its local area grant-making, launching a $25 million grant cycle on July 1. The Foundation will award $10 million through the $100K

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The Open Door

Great news! The Open Door, which is a nonprofit organization in Gloucester, Massachusetts, was chosen to receive $100k from the Cummings Foundation.  Read what members of the Open Door have to say about this exciting news! WAHOO!! Thrilled to share our news! Cummings employees Mike Taormina and Alma Philpott popped by to announce The Open

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May 2018 Jobs Report

The May 2018 Employment Situation brought more good news to the US Economy.   Job creation came in at 230,000, ahead by 40,000 from most analysts’ predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.8% in the month of May, which is the lowest the unemployment rate has been in 18 years. You would have to go

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March 2018 Jobs Report

For March 2018, Wall Street anticipated that 193,000 jobs would be added, however, only 103,000 jobs were identified as the actual gain. Analysts concur that the focus should remain on the big picture, which is that “the job market is widely regarded to be close to full employment.” Market segment increases point to 33,000 new

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February Jobs Report

On Friday, the BLS reported that 313,000 jobs were added in February, which is far more than what economists forecasted. Analysts expected that only 205,000 jobs would be added in February. The national unemployment rate remains at 4.1%. One of the larger improvements came in with 61,000 workers added in the field of construction, the

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White Hot Job Market

On Wednesday January 24th, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Housing and Economic Secretary Jay Ash spoke at the monthly New England Business Association (NEBA) Breakfast. Among the topics covered was the frequency of calls he receives from businesses outside Massachusetts looking to move into Boston and specifically to the “Seaport District” and Cambridge. The Secretary termed these

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