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Center for Economic Progress

Chicago, Illinois
www.centerforprogress.org

Center for Economic Progress was awarded $5,355,000 between 1998 and 2008, including 9 grants in Community & Economic Development, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance, and Policy Research.

$2,000,000

2008 • 5 years • Community & Economic Development

To deliver tax counseling, financial education, and other income support and asset-building to working families in 16 neighborhoods that participate in the LISC New Communities Program (over five years).

$800,000

2005 • 2 years

In support of the EITC - Promoting Prosperity Project (over two years).

$250,000

2005 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development

In support of implementing and documenting elements of a strategic plan (over two years).

$115,000

2004 • 6 months • Community & Economic Development

In support of a project related to the Earned Income Tax Credit in the four “Living Cities” pilot cities (over six months).

$1,500,000

2003 • 5 years, 3 months • Community & Economic Development

In support of the delivery of tax counseling, financial education, and other income-support and asset-building activities targeted to working families in Chicago neighborhoods (over five years).

$250,000

2001 • 1 year

To promote the expansion of the federal and state Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax benefits for the working poor.

$300,000

1999 • 1 year • Policy Research

To support programs that help working poor households benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit.

$100,000

1999 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

To support outreach and public education to ensure that low-income families benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit and other public programs.

$40,000

1998 • 1 year • Policy Research

To study how recipients of the Earned Income Tax Credit spend their tax refunds.

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