Baltimore launches guaranteed income pilot
Mayor Brandon Scott has officially launched the Baltimore Young Family Success Fund in May 2022. Please visit the official guaranteed income website to learn more.
The program received over 4,000 applications, and all participants for the treatment group (receiving the monthly payments) and the control group (not receiving monthly payments) have been contacted and enrolled in the program. If not selected to participate in the program, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the free services and programs on the Baltimore City Additional Resources list.
NEW: Grant Opportunity Now Open!
Are you interested in opening a free tax preparation program? Do you run a program and need funding to help grow or sustain your work? Don’t wait, apply now to the CASH Campaign of Maryland for grant funds to help support your program.
- Applications are due on October 24, 2022 by 5pm EST.
- All are encouraged to apply; however preference will be given to organizations serving any of the following: rural Maryland, low-income households, or limited English speakers
- Applicants must serve people in Maryland
To start an application, click HERE
If you have older tax returns from 2018 – 2021 that still need to be filed, please sign up to be contacted for future tax clinics happening later in 2022. Please note that we can only serve households with income below $58,000.
CASH también ofrece una clínica de impuestos en español. CASH estará preparando declaraciones de impuestos atrasados de mayo a octubre de 2022. Podemos preparer declaraciones para los años fiscales 2018-2021. Si su familia gano menos de $58,000, haga clic en la caja a continuación para registrarse para obtener más información.
New Tax Forms:
If you received the Advanced Child Tax Credit you should receive a new IRS form 6419. To learn more about this tax credit or to see a sample form click here. For a complete list of what to bring to your tax appointment visit our tax resource page here.
File Taxes On Your Own
You can file your own taxes with some help from CASH! Check out our new page dedicated to tax filing tools and “how to” videos that can help you through the process. Many of these tools are free, but some charge a small fee and have income restrictions. All of these tools will allow you to file your own state and federal taxes. We even have links to. Check out our new page now!
Employers! Click here to learn about ways you can comply with Maryland’s law requiring you to inform your employees that they could be eligible for free tax preparation.
Looking for financial advice?
CASH has resources and tools on how to manage finances or find other help in this difficult time.
Do you need a safe bank account, or do you have questions about how to get your Economic Impact Payment- Find out more here.
Abre una cuenta bancaria o de una cooperativa de crédito de bajo costo ahora para recibir el dinero de tu cheque de estímulo de una forma más rápida y segura- Haga clic aquí!
Over 20 Benefit Programs
CASH can help you or someone in your household connect to over 20 benefit programs. The programs help with things like food, phones, medication, and housing. The screening is free and confidential. CASH can also help you through the application process. to make an appointment register here. To learn more about how to receive a free screening virtually click here.
Welcome to The CASH Campaign of Maryland
The CASH Campaign of Maryland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) is a newly formed nonprofit organization that is the result of a recent merger between the CASH Campaigns of Baltimore and Maryland. As long time partners and allies, these programs joined forces to create one unified organization in July 2017.
The CASH Campaign of Maryland promotes economic advancement for low-to-moderate income individuals and families in Baltimore and across Maryland. CASH accomplishes its mission through operating a portfolio of direct service programs, building organizational and field capacity, and leading policy and advocacy initiatives to strengthen family economic stability.
Become an Advocate Today!
The CASH Campaign of Maryland engages in advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels. Our goal is to elevate the voices of those we serve.