Washington state lawmakers passed legislation to fully fund the Working Families Tax Credit, or Recovery Rebate – worth 10% of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – with bipartisan support. The annual cash rebate worth up to $1,200 will reach 420,000 households across the state. With the passage of House Bill 1297, Washington state…
This year-end report provides an overview of state EITC rapid response and campaign awards in 2020.
The Center for Rural Strategies has received a $100,000 award to convene, catalyze and amplify diverse rural voices to help build public support for the federal EITC and make the recent EITC expansions permanent.
The EITC Pooled has awarded rapid response funds to six states (GA, LA, NM, OK, OR, WA) in February 2021.
Read our latest member Q&A with Omar Woodard, GreenLight Fund.
As a society, we cannot achieve economic equity and opportunity without a strong, vibrant and inclusive democracy. See how philanthropy is speaking out against attacks to our democracy.
Read about our activities in our 2020 annual report and see a few highlights outlined below.
With support from the EITC Pooled Fund, a new tool is available to better understand the reach and impact of key programs supporting families with low-incomes in local communities across the US.
CO, MT, NM, NC, OK, VA receive EITC Campaign Fund awards to promote, protect and expand state EITCs during the upcoming legislative season.
Idaho receives two-year State EITC Policy Development Fund award.