On April 27th, the EITC Funders Network partnered with the Women’s Funding Network to focus in on women’s economic opportunity and the role of the EITC. Speakers Amy Matsui, Senior Counsel and Director of Government Relations at the National Women’s Law Center and Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat, President and CEO of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation discussed the role of the EITC in promoting economic opportunity for women and families and ways in which grantmakers can incorporate the EITC and refundable tax credits into their funding strategies.
Resources mentioned on the webinar:
- National Women’s Law Center, Tax Credit Cheat Sheet
- National Women’s Law Center, Report on the EITC and Economic Security of Women and Families
- National Women’s Law Center, Report on Improving the EITC for Childless Workers
- National Women’s Law Center, Tax Credit Outreach Campaign
- Washington Area Women’s Foundation, Stepping Stones Initiative
- GCYF, GIST, and the EITC Funders Network, Two Generation Approaches to Poverty Reduction and the EITC