The Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC) awarded $100,000

Boston nonprofit receives Cummings Foundation grant

BOSTON (June 5, 2019) – The Cummings Foundation has selected the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth to be one of 100 nonprofits to receive $100,000 through the Foundation’s 100 for 100k Grant initiative.

MassINC was chosen from hundreds of applicants for the designation. The grant will support MassINC’s efforts to maintain the momentum of the landmark 2018 criminal justice reform legislation through close monitoring of implementation and resource deployment to the community.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have been selected for this award. All 100 nonprofits make meaningful differences in our local communities and we are proud and grateful to be included in this company thanks to the Cummings Foundation,” added Lauren Louison Grogan, President and CEO of MassINC.

The complete list of awardees is available at 


ABOUT MASSINC: We achieve impact through nonpartisan research from our Policy Center and Polling Group, independent reporting of politics, ideas, and civic life from CommonWealth magazine, and inclusive civic engagement. MassINC is distinguished by its rigorous research and journalism, extensive state-wide network, expertise in how state and local government works, and thoroughly collaborative approach. We have demonstrated a record of achievement in education, transportation, economic development and criminal justice policy.

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