Bristol County EDC Mission Statement


Jobs for Fall River, Inc. (JOBS) was incorporated on March 29, 1978, and is a duly organized and existing Massachusetts 501 (c)(4) private non-profit corporation charged with the civic purpose of promoting the prosperity and general welfare of all the citizens of the City of Fall River by stimulating economic and industrial growth and expansion in the area.

To act as a facilitator and funding conduit of community economic development programs.

To stimulate job creation so that the economic well-being of the citizens of Fall River is improved and thereby provide a better standard of living for those residents who are underemployed or unemployed.

To encourage a larger flow of private investment funds from banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial institutions, including pension retirement funds, to help satisfy the need for industrial expansion in the City of Fall River.

To promote the recycling of land and facilities for economic development purposes.

To have and exercise all rights and powers conferred on charitable corporations organized under the provisions of Chapter 180 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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