The EITC Rapid Response Fund (RRF) was developed as a rapid response fund mechanism to facilitate the quick dissemination of targeted funds to state groups engaged in key communications battles. Threats to state EITC policies were identified as a focus for the first Rapid Response Fund in 2012. The RRF is guided by an advisory group and administered by EOF and the EITC Funders Network in partnership with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and The Hatcher Group.
About the EITC
The EITC was established in 1975 as the nation’s most significant policy reform to reduce poverty and incentivize work for low income Americans. Current EITC-related policy efforts aim to maintain and expand the EITC so that it continues to benefit working families.
See these links for more information:
Tax Credits for Workers and Their Families (led by The Hatcher Group)
To date, $954,000 has been awarded to 20 state networks in rapid response funds.
- 3 awards
- States: Maine, Massachusetts, Utah