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."

  • Raising EITC Awareness to DC Flexible Rent Subsidy Pilot Program Participants

    Raising EITC Awareness to DC Flexible Rent Subsidy Pilot Program Participants

    September 19, 2018

    On September 19, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) engaged with Washingtonians participating in the DC Flexible Rent Subsidy Pilot Program on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and information on free tax preparation services throughout the District of Columbia.

  • Raising EITC Awareness to DC Renters at the 2018 Home, Health & Finance Event

    Raising EITC Awareness to DC Renters at the 2018 Home, Health & Finance Event

    September 17, 2018

    At the invitation from Credit Builders Alliance and Make Room, Inc. on September 16, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) engaged with DC renters attending the 2018 Home, Health & Finance event at the National Building Museum on tax planning, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and information on free tax preparation services throughout the District of Columbia.

  • Raising EITC Awareness to Washingtonian Inmates Housed in the DC Jail

    Raising EITC Awareness to Washingtonian Inmates Housed in the DC Jail

    September 12, 2018

    At the invitation from the Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs and the Department of Corrections, on September 12, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) engaged with inmates housed at the Central Treatment Facility and Central Detention Facility in Washington, DC on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and information on free tax preparation services throughout the District of Columbia.

  • CAAB to Do EITC Outreach at Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys' Back to School Night

    CAAB to Do EITC Outreach at Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys' Back to School Night

    September 11, 2018

    At the invitation from Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys in Ward 8, on September 19, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) will be engaging with students and families attending the school's Back to School Night event on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and information on free tax preparation services throughout the District of Columbia.