CAAB

Investing in People, Strengthening Communities

Manage
Your
Money

Financial Education Program: Seminars, Workshops and One-on-One Counseling for setting financial goals, managing debt, and saving to achieve financial goals.

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Savings

Matched Savings Program: Save money to go to college, buy a home, or start or expand a business.

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Free Tax
Preparation

It's Your Money: Claim it & Keep it! Learn about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax benefits.

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About Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)

Learn about the people and programs that make CAAB one of DC's best small nonprofits.

Through its Financial Education, Matched Savings and Consumer Education programs, and research and advocacy, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is working to ensure that all residents in the Greater DC area have opportunities to save and invest in their dreams.

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Success Stories

  • IDA Saver_Homeownership_Miati (DC)

    Success Story

    Miati's Success Story

    Miati recommends paying yourself first and making savings deposits quickly.

  • IDA Saver_Small Business (DC)

    Success Story

    Dion's Success Story

    "I was extremely fortunate to learn about CAAB and the IDAs because it gave me a chance to save, get a match and achieve my goal."

  • Develop an Action Plan to Achieve Your Financial Empowerment

    Develop an Action Plan to Achieve Your Financial Empowerment

    November 14, 2017

    During a 45-minute long session with one of Capital Area Asset Builders' Financial Coaches, we can review your personal financial situation/challenges and develop an action plan to achieve your financial wellness. The session is confidential and free.

  • Invitation to Attend 4th Annual Women’s Re-entry Conference on November 17th

    Invitation to Attend 4th Annual Women’s Re-entry Conference on November 17th

    November 13, 2017

    Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) invites all women returning citizens from the District of Columbia to attend the upcoming 4th Annual Women’s Re-entry Conference organized by the Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs (MORCA). The goal of the conference is to empower women who were previously incarcerated to pave their way to success through financial wellness.

  • Get on the Road to Achieving Financial Empowerment

    Get on the Road to Achieving Financial Empowerment

    November 10, 2017

    On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) and Skyland Workforce Center will offer a free Financial Empowerment Class at the Anacostia Library Branch.

  • 9th #EconMobility Conference: Pathways to Income and Wealth Creation for Women

    9th #EconMobility Conference: Pathways to Income and Wealth Creation for Women

    October 26, 2017

    On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at the “Pathways to Income and Wealth Creation for Women" conference over 50 community stakeholders from DC-based community based organizations, regional funders, national asset building intermediaries, and representatives of Federal Government agencies and the DC Government came together to discuss socio-economic challenges faced by girls and women in the Greater Washington region to achieve financial wellness and initiatives, services and strategies being provided by local, regional and national organizations to financially empower them.