EITC as a Cost-Effective Health Policy Investment

Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health has released a new study showing that the EITC can be a highly cost-effective health policy investment. Researchers analyzed data from the 1993-2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System surveys as well as state level life expectancy and determined the cost-effectiveness of state EITC supplements using a microsimulation model…

November 2016: Advancing Opportunity for South Carolinians

On November 2nd, the EITC Funders Network co-hosted a funder conversation in Columbia, SC on two-generation approaches to creating opportunity for South Carolina’s families and children together with the Greenville Partnership for Philanthropy, the South Carolina Grantmakers Network, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, and the United Way Association of South Carolina. See…

September 2016: Savings, the EITC, and Financial Coaching, A Funder-to-Funder Conversation

The EITC Funders Network and the Asset Funders Network co-hosted a unique funders-only opportunity to explore the intentional linkages between savings, the EITC, and financial coaching on Thursday, September 29th at the 2016 Assets Learning Conference (ALC) in Washington, DC. Household savings, especially flexible assets, can play a key role in creating economic stability, opportunity, and even…