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."

  • CAAB on DC Radio to Raise Awareness of the EITC

    CAAB on DC Radio to Raise Awareness of the EITC

    October 22, 2018

    At the invitation from DC Radio, on October 22, 2018, Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, Associate Director of Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) and Manager of the DC EITC Campaign, was interviewed by Muriel Garr for her daily "Champagne & Credit: The Pathway to the Middle Class" radio show on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and its positive impact on low- and moderate-income individuals and families in Washington, DC.

  • Partnering with the DC Financial Literacy Council to Raise Awareness of the EITC

    Partnering with the DC Financial Literacy Council to Raise Awareness of the EITC

    October 18, 2018

    On October 18, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) presented to the DC Financial Literacy Council and community stakeholders on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and information on free tax preparation services throughout the District of Columbia.

  • CAAB Launches #DCEITC Ad Campaign  in English, Spanish and Amharic

    CAAB Launches #DCEITC Ad Campaign in English, Spanish and Amharic

    October 12, 2018

    Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to launch the #DCEITC Ad Campaign in the District of Columbia. From October 2018 through April 2019, CAAB will be distributing and promoting newspaper, radio, TV, social media and public service ads in English, Spanish and Amharic to inform Washingtonians on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

  • Raising EITC Awareness in Ward 6 to Residents of Lincoln-Westmoreland Apartments

    Raising EITC Awareness in Ward 6 to Residents of Lincoln-Westmoreland Apartments

    October 10, 2018

    On October 10, 2018, staff from Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) engaged with families residing at Lincoln-Westmoreland Apartments in Ward 6 on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and information on free tax preparation services.