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As a Community Action Agency, our office awards grant funding to organizations that serve thousands of Philadelphians each year.

In 2019, 15,158 clients were served through CEO investments. Through this funding:
  • 322 households avoided eviction or obtained safe, affordable housing.
  • 3,322 confirmed enrollments for public benefits, valued at $7.45 million, were completed.
  • 1,579 individuals received job training, coaching, or other supports.
  • 907 adults were connected to jobs.
  • 38 families with children received lead paint remediation and other healthy home improvements.
  • 218 individuals increased savings or reduced debt.
  • 115 individuals increased their credit score by at least 35 points.
  • 3,200 people received free tax filing assistance.
  • 1,672 low-income tax filers claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).