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…
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.
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.
As a philanthropic network whose mission is to advance economic equity and opportunity, we stand in solidarity with those calling for justice for George Floyd and for the systemic reforms necessary to end structural racism.
As concern about the spread of the coronavirus/COVID-19 grows, calls for relief plans that include direct cash payments are increasing. Learn more about Universal Basic Income here.