- 2012– US Treasury CDFI Fund Awards Dorchster Bay Neighborhood Loan Fund $600K to help spur job creation and economic growth creation in MA.
- 2012– Dorchester Bay EDC was awarded $788,673 from the Federal Health & Human Services Office of Community to help boost financing for their $12M food production facility.
- 2011– Quincy Corridor is HUD Choice Award Winner receiving $12.3M, part of $20M awarded to the City of Boston.
- 2011– Fairmount Corridor chosen as one of five U.S. Sustainable Communities Pilots by the EPA, HUD and U.S. Department of Transportation.
- 2011– Fairmount/Indigo Line CDC Collaborative’s work helped he city to win $1.8m HUD Community Challenge Grant Award to acquire parcels adjacent to City owned land along the rail line.
- 2010– Fairmount Corridor chosen one of five U.S. Sustainable Communities Pilots by the EPA, HUD and U.S. Department of Transportation.
- 2010– Ricanne Hadrian award for Excellence in Organizing awarded by Massachusetts Association of CDCs to Dorchester Bay organizer Dan Gelbtuch for his work with teenagers.
- 2009- Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Excellence in Collaboration award for the Fairmount CDC Rail Line Collaborative.
- 2009– Citation from Governor Deval Patrick recognizing 30 Years of service providing affordable housing and economic development opportunities for the Dorchester Community.
- 2008– Dudley Village (see next page) received the Affordable Housing Finance Magazine’s 2008 Readers’ Choice Award.
- 2008– Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental, Community, Academia & Non-Profit Organization Environmental.
- For the Fairmount/Indigo Line CDC Collaborative:
- 2006 the American Planning Association’s Honorable Mention as Outstanding Planning Project for “Boston’s Newest Smart Growth Corridor”; plan also recognized by American Institute of Architects and Congress For New Urbanism.
- 2006 United Way of Massachusetts Bay’s rating Dorchester Bay EDC in the top 10 of all its affiliates for organizational and programmatic excellence.
- 2004- Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional 1 (New England) “Phoenix Award” for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment for the Spire facility at 65 Bay Street. 2003 MetLife Foundation National Community Safety Initiative. Award: First Prize.
- Fannie Mae Foundation’s NBA Home Team for two consecutive years (2001 & 2002), resulting in more than $200,000 for new home ownership construction, and volunteer help from the Boston Celtics.