Grantee Profile

Center for Economic Progress

Grants to Center for Economic Progress

  • $2,000,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — 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).

  • $250,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

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

  • $800,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the EITC - Promoting Prosperity Project (over two years).

  • $115,000

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — 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 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — 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 (Inactive Grant)

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

  • $300,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

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

  • $100,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

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

  • $40,000Active Strategy

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Policy Research

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To study how recipients of the Earned Income Tax Credit spend their tax refunds.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Economic Progress $5,355,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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