December: Creating Impact in the South — The EITC Policy Development Fund

Thursday, December 6th * 11am-12pm EST   How do grantmakers work collaboratively to fight poverty and economic instability in the South? By creating a shared strategy, selecting a targeted intervention, and allowing grantees time to build capacity to build toward long-term success. Launched in 2016, a unique pooled fund – the Earned Income Tax Credit…

November 2018: Looking Ahead – The Future of EITC and Working Families

Looking Ahead: The Future of EITC and Working Families November 15th, 2018 * 3:00-4:00pm EST   Recent advances in State EITC legislation include its expansion to younger and childless workers. California, Maryland and Minnesota are three prominent examples of state-wide expansion of the EITC. This interactive webinar discussed the inception, potential challenges and ultimate success…

April 2018: A Guide to the New ‘Public Charge’ Rules

Co-sponsors: Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable, Colorado Association of Funders, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, EITC Funders Network, Forefront, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce, Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Human Rights Funders Network, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Neighborhood Funders Group, Northern California Grantmakers, Peace and Security Funders Group, Philanthropy New York, San Diego Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, United Philanthropy Forum ————————————-…

February 2018: Volunteers Matter – Philanthropic Strategies to Ensure VITA’s Success

The EITC Funders Network hosted a webinar on February 15th, 2018 that raised awareness of volunteer management challenges and opportunities specific to VITA and provided information about best practices in supporting volunteer management.  Speakers included: Jane Justis, President of the Board of Directors, The Leighty Foundation Gwen Moore, Community Tax Centers Volunteer Coordinator, Foundation Communities Rebecca Thompson,…

December 2017: Leading from the South

  On December 5, EITC Funders Network and Arkansas Asset Funders Network hosted a “Funder-to-Funder Conversation” on the latest programs, policies, and philanthropic strategies that increase economic security and build assets for people living in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. This timely gathering for regional and national funders showcased replicable best practices/promising funding strategies and offered…