Get Your Opinion Heard

Call For Opinion Columns The MCC will be issuing our first quarterly newsletter on October 15th! If you are getting this email, you will receive our newsletter. As we prepare for the release of our newsletter, we are asking for YOUR participation. Every newsletter will feature an opinion column written by one of our members (meaning […]

The Dangers of Localized Flooding

The Dangers of Localized Flooding In our recent summer months, the state of Massachusetts and all of New England has been hit with severe downpours causing localized flooding. And while some may say that flooding cant happen to them, what we see is “Where it rains, it can flood”. While some of our communities recover, there has […]

MCC Update: NFIP Extended

NFIP Extended Yesterday, the Senate passed S.1182, the “National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018,” by a vote of 86-13. The President then signed it into law, extending the NFIP to November 30th with NO reforms. The MCC will be working in the coming months to advocate for comprehensive reform, however due to the political climate, […]

We Are Officially A Nonprofit

The MCC Is Now A Non Profit The Massachusetts Coastal Coalition is proud to announce that we have received our 501c3 nonprofit status! This means that donations to the Coalition are now tax deductible. We are funded 100% grass roots, and your donations help us continue doing work such as our 2018 spring outreaches which […]

Post Disaster Outreach: Everett and Chelsea

Outreaches Planned to Assist Communities in Learning About Flood Claims, Elevating Homes, And Post Disaster Resources The Massachusetts Coastal Coalition (MCC) has partnered with local resources, State Agencies, and other non-profits to bring information about many needed post-disaster resources and flood insurance information to our flood damaged area.  This outreach will help stakeholders who sustained damage during […]

Officially the MCC

We are proud to announce our final rebranding to the Massachusetts Coastal Coalition.  We are doing more things for you while still remaining a local organization. Here is what you can now expect from the MCC: We are moving towards official nonprofit status (501c3). We are changing our email subscriptions. You can now sign up […]

SBA Disaster Loans Now Available

Small Business Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester counties Residents and Businesses affected by the winter storms and flooding may be eligible for SBA Disaster Assistance in Norfolk, Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester counties. Assistance is available for: Physical Damages Businesses and Private Nonprofits (PNP): -Real Estate or Leasehold Improvements -Machinery and Equipment -Furniture and Fixtures […]

More Disaster Outreaches: Quincy and Salem

Two More Outreaches Planned to Assist Communities in Learning About Flood Claims, Elevating Homes, And Post Disaster Resources The Massachusetts Coastal Coalition is hosting two more local outreaches to assist communities in the wake of winter storms.  The MCC has partnered with both local communities, State Agencies, and other non-profits to bring many needed post-disaster resources to our […]