Financial Capability Programs in Native Communities

First Nations Development Institute has prepared a report on the financial capability strategies and programs currently serving reservation-based Native communities in the North West. As the report notes, financial capability strategies are one important component of a larger multi-faceted economic development strategy helping Native communities rebuild cultural, social and economic systems. The report provides a…

October 2015: Immigrant Families and Tax Credits — What’s at Stake?

The EITC Funders Network and GCIR co-hosted a webinar on immigrant families’ eligibility for tax credits, proposals to limit eligibility, and what role funders can play in protecting immigrant families’ access. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC) are widely recognized as critical income supports for millions of low-income families. Despite paying taxes, many otherwise eligible immigrant families are denied participation in the…