Advancing Stability by Improving Access to Financial and Tax Preparation Service Grants Grantees - 2018

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Golden State Opportunity Foundation San Mateo, Santa Clara To support the CalEITC4Me education and outreach project in Silicon Valley to help tens of thousands of low-income workers file their taxes and put cash back into their pockets.  $100,000
GreatNonprofits San Mateo, Santa Clara To support low-income families in utilizing financial and tax benefit programs with trusted community-based organizations to conduct multi-lingual outreach, screening, and referral using messaging technology.  $60,000
Tax-Aid San Mateo, Santa Clara To support Tax-Aid to connect people with low incomes to free tax services year-round. $74,292
United Way of The Bay Area San Mateo, Santa Clara To support the Earn it! Keep it! Save it! and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) expansion in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. $120,000
Asian Inc. San Mateo, Santa Clara To support the Asset Building Program, which utilizes in-language one-on-one financial coaching, free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), and Interactive Digital Library Program to prepare low-and-moderate income ( LMI) and limited-English-proficient (LEP) communities for the tax season.  $30,000
Building Skills Partnership Santa Clara To support low-to-moderate income immigrant workers and their families access financial and tax preparation services by incorporating integrated financial capability tools, financial coaching and asset-building resources through the Financial Capability Program.  $50,000
Earned Asset Resource Network, Inc. San Mateo, Santa Clara To support outreach and  resource referral of low-to-moderate income residents to tax-time resources and to SaverLife - a scalable online community designed to help people gain financial stability.   $25,000
Pacifica Resource Center San Mateo To support the Earn it! Keep it! Save it! services in northern San Mateo County.  $50,000
Puente de La Costa Sur San Mateo To support the Rural Tax Preparation and Financial Literacy Program which provides agricultural workers and other low-income community members with training, tools and services to increase their financial stability.  $47,202
Sacred Heart Community Service Santa Clara To support access to VITA sites, outreach and education among low-income individuals in Santa Clara County.  $50,000
Samaritan House San Mateo To support free tax preparation services, savings promotion, and progressive in-house financial coaching.  $45,145
West Valley Community Services of Santa Clara County, Inc. Santa Clara To support the Community Access to Resources and Education (CARE) program which connects families living in poverty to valuable public benefits, as well as free tax filing services and financial education.  $40,000
    Total  $691,639