September 2016 Newsletter Interview: Tom Keith, President of Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

Tell us about your economic opportunity funding portfolio. The mission of the Sisters of Charity Foundation is to address the needs of the poor and underserved statewide – in all 46 South Carolina counties – and to strategically use resources to reduce poverty through action, advocacy, and leadership. South Carolina has one of the highest poverty…

June 2016: Leveraging the Tax Moment to Build Financial Capability

On June 9th, the Taxpayer Opportunity Network, JPMorgan Chase and the EITC Funders Network co-sponsored an engaging discussion about leveraging the tax moment to build financial capability for low- and moderate-income taxpayers. The webinar featured representatives from foundations, government agencies and practitioners sharing the lessons they’ve learned about tax-time financial capability integration and the questions they’re still trying to answer. Speakers…

From Our Partners: AFN’s Strategy Spotlight on Building Wealth through Tax Reform

Federal and state tax policies contribute to the growing wealth divide by incentivizing higher-income households to continue to build assets while limiting wealth building opportunities for lower-income households. Funders have long played an important role in supporting work to advance more progressive and equitable tax policies. The Asset Funders Network’s new Strategy Spotlight report highlights innovative tax reform…