About CA$H

What is the CA$H Coalition?

Creating Assets, $avings and Hope (CA$H) is a coalition of community partners representing non-profit human services, the IRS, local government, businesses, faith based organizations and volunteers dedicated to promoting financial stability for individuals in the Capital Region. CA$H leads the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

United Way's Role

United Way is the fiduciary of the CA$H Coalition of the Greater Capital Region. The goal of this partnership is to help individuals and families achieve financial stability, which also strengthens our communities and local economy. 

Learn more about United Way of the Greater Capital Region.

 

Impact of the CA$H Coalition in our community

IN 2019, THE CA$H COALITION OF THE GCR WAS ABLE TO:

  • Prepare 15,779 tax returns by 289 Volunteers with over 11,000 hours

  • Return $20.6M to families and individuals in the Capital Region

  • Have $4.5M in EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) returned to working families & individuals

  • Save $4M in tax prep fees

IN 2018, THE CA$H COALITION OF THE GCR WAS ABLE TO:

  • Prepare 14,852 tax returns by 262 Volunteers with over 10,000 hours

  • Return $20.6M to families and individuals in the Capital Region

  • Have $5.4M in EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) returned to working families & individuals

  • Save $3M in tax prep fees