What We Do

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PEOPLE. PLACE.

We’re about both.

Because if people have a good home, a true path to prosperity
and a chance to shape their community,
then the place where they live will be safer and vibrant.

What We Do

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Affordable Housing

We turn vacant lots and abandoned buildings into affordable, award-winning homes for families, seniors and formerly homeless.

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Community Organizing

We make sure low-income residents, immigrants and people of color help shape our community’s future.

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Early Education

We train home-based childcare providers to offer the very best in early education, and we help local families find the best care for their child.

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Family Prosperity

We give people who are struggling financially the knowledge, skills, tools and support that can help them move to prosperity.

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Small Business

We work with local entrepreneurs to turn their dream of having a successful business into reality.

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The Brewery

We redeveloped and manage Boston’s largest small business complex, a five-acre historic site and community destination.

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Why The JPNDC?

We’re a leader in keeping Jamaica Plain economically diverse
and a place where everyone can build prosperity.

  • We are the lead provider of economic development services to Boston’s Latino immigrants.
  • We have led Jamaica Plain’s revitalization as a small business beacon for all.
  • We help people do more than just get by.  We help them get ahead.
  • We get results… that last.

What We’ve Done:

630

new homes

$11M

million in financing
for small businesses

500

jobs at The Brewery

69%

FPI grads increased savings