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 best small non-profits in the Washington, DC metropolitan region.

Through its Matched Savings, EmergencySavingsPlus, Cash Transfer, Credit Building, Financial Education, EITC Awareness, and Financial Coaching programs, and research and advocacy, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is working to ensure that all low- and moderate-income Black and Brown families in the Washington, DC metropolitan region have access to education, resources and tools so that all have an opportunity to achieve financial stability and long-term asset building and prosperity.

 

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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 Comcast Newsmakers to Discuss Financial Stability and Prosperity in the Washington, DC Metro Region

    CAAB on Comcast Newsmakers to Discuss Financial Stability and Prosperity in the Washington, DC Metro Region

    January 05, 2021

    At the invitation from Comcast Newsmakers, Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, CEO & Executive Director of Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), was interviewed by Elena Russo on CAAB's mission, services and impact in the community.

  • Learn About the Federal and DC EITC

    Learn About the Federal and DC EITC

    December 31, 2020

    For over 40 years, the EITC made life better for millions of workers throughout America. You may have extra money waiting for you. If you qualify and claim the credit, it could be worth $6,660 from the IRS for some workers. Additionally, the District of Columbia with its DC EITC can provide 40% of the tax credit approved by the IRS.

  • Starting the Journey to Becoming a Home Owner

    Starting the Journey to Becoming a Home Owner

    December 31, 2020

    The Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR) and CAAB have launched a strategic partnership to offer a series of educational opportunities to help underprivileged individuals and families in Washington, DC and Montgomery County get on the path toward homeownership.

  • CAAB Seeks an Administrative Associate, Matched Savings

    CAAB Seeks an Administrative Associate, Matched Savings

    December 28, 2020

    The Administrative Associate, Matched Savings is responsible for providing day-to-day support to CAAB programs; communicating with participants; and ensuring program entry and document compliance, participant support, and data entry.