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December 22, 2022
Taking steps to address Cape Cod's childcare shortage

The Cape Cod Commission's Early Education and Childcare Needs Assessment offers recommendations designed to help strengthen the region's early education and care infrastructure. It also outlines high-impact investment areas that can support quality, consistent education and care for all families.  During the November Barnstable County Economic Development Council meeting, Senator Susan Moran outlined legislative actions and funding priorities designed to address the state’s early education and childcare needs. Senator Moran was joined by Cindy Horgan, a longtime early education and childcare advocate, currently serving as Executive Director of Cape Cod Children’s Place.

Posted in Newsletter, Economy
July 28, 2022
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy goals aim to strengthen the region’s vitality 

Year 3 Annual Report highlights accomplishments, sets goals  As part of the Cape Cod Commission’s economic development efforts, the agency advances the development and implementation of the Cape Cod Comprehensive Economic…

Posted in Newsletter, Economy
May 26, 2022
Reminder: Funding is available through Community One Stop for Growth portal  

Improved access to state funding resources to help advance economic development goals   Many Massachusetts cities and towns were having difficulty accessing state funding resources to help advance housing and economic development…

Posted in Newsletter, Economy, Housing
May 26, 2022
District Local Technical Assistance Program helps towns prepare for future challenges 

Each year, the Cape Cod Commission receives funding through the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development to provide technical assistance to towns in our region.

March 21, 2022
Second homeowner survey data reveals pandemic-related uptick in use  

Cape Cod’s second homeowners are spending more time here, according to results of a recent survey conducted by the Cape Cod Commission, the Donahue Institute at UMass Amherst and the…

January 20, 2022
Detailing data on Cape Cod’s new homeowners

Pandemic purchases drive an uptick in year-round residents As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed in 2020, the region began to see more people moving to or staying on the Cape, especially during…

Posted in Newsletter, Economy
December 22, 2021
Cape Cod Commission and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce seek responses to COVID-19 business impact survey

Continuing an economic impact discovery effort that began in the spring of 2020 following the onset of pandemic-related restrictions, the Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce…

Posted in Newsletter, Economy
December 6, 2021
Cape Cod Commission receives grant funds to support environmental and economic resilience 

State funding to support the creation of land-use and zoning best practices for mixed-use development  The Cape Cod Commission has received a grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and…

September 29, 2021
American Rescue Plan Act informational webinar now available to view online 

Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the U. S.

Posted in Newsletter, Economy
September 10, 2021
Cape Cod Commission to host American Rescue Plan Informational Webinars

Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the U. S.

Posted in Press Releases, Economy
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