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Community Investment Tax Credit
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Nuestra Comunidad is focused on ensuring that low- and moderate-income people are poised to realize economic opportunity through entrepreneurship and homeownership with the dramatic changes underway in the neighborhood.  With a transformative impact of new neighborhood investment, Nuestra Comunidad is committed to avoiding gentrification and reducing income inequality.

The Massachusetts Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) provides a 50% state tax credit for donations of $1000 or more to Nuestra Comunidad.  If the credit exceeds your liability, then the state issues a payment for the balance of the credit.   Nuestra Comunidad has tax credits available for donors, who can be individuals, corporations, or nonprofits.  Donations are also eligible for a federal charitable tax deduction.
•    Nuestra Comunidad’s CITC Flyer
•    Learn more about the state tax credit program
•    Contact us for more information

Nuestra Comunidad has achieved considerable success in 2014, including:
•    $34 million in Dudley Square construction projects, resulting in 300 jobs and 144 new or renovated apartments;
•    A national award for community policing and community engagement efforts;
•     54 aspiring entrepreneurs participated in a new Small Business Planning program; two have secured prime retail space in Dudley Square and a third was a finalist in the Mass Challenge innovation competition; 15 received cash prizes to turn their business concept into a marketable business plan;
•     70 people purchased their first home; 240 completed First Time Home Buyer training and are poised for an informed future purchase.
With your investment, Nuestra Comunidad will:
•    Cultivate 50 new entrepreneurs annually through the Small Business Planning Program;
•    Build 129 for sale homes and 194 apartments,  along with 55,000 square feet of commercial space over the next seven years;
•    Manage our unique arts place-making initiative activating Dudley Square’s public spaces, drawing over 3,000 visitors each season;
•    Place local entrepreneurs in the two small business incubators opening in Dudley Square.
Nuestra Comunidad is deeply grateful to its 2014 CITC donors!

Alexander Aaronson Finning CPAs
Bilt-Rite Construction
Tom Bloch and Jessica Wolfe
Boston Private Bank and Trust
Kathy Culkin
Harriet Dann
Davis Square Architects
Bill and Susan Elsbree
Eunice Harps
Janey Co.
Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation
Monroe Moseley
The Narrow Gate Architecture
Stephen Revilak and Julie Rioux
Joel Sklar and Adrienne Shishko
Trinity Financial
Kimberly Vermeer