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…

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…