Read about Ceiba in LISC's article: Microgrant Supports Free Tax Preparation for SCI-EN
Ceiba's 2010-2011 tax preparation efforts in the Eastern North Philadelphia Sustainable Communities Initiative Zone were supported in part by a grant from Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC).
Ceiba's Executive Director Will Gonzalez and Ceiba tax client Carmen Alvarez spoke to LISC about tax preparation and about connecting clients to additional financial services.
“They gave me housing counseling. The connected me with a United Way program that matched some of my savings so I could buy a home. They helped me get a home inspector,” Alvarez said. “They helped make it happen.”