Get $500 back for every $1,000 you give to JPNDC.

Help local families, like Karla’s,
survive, recover, and build prosperity.

Yes, it’s real. And it’s easy.

The CITC was created by the Mass. State Legislature
to make your charitable contributions go further when you invest in:

√ Free, expert technical assistance to help small businesses stay open and strong.

Certified financial coaching to help families move from struggling to thriving.

√ High-quality and affordable early education for children at risk.

√ Creating and preserving homes that people can afford.

Questions? Contact us at

Make your CITC Donation Today!

Our 2024 CITC campaign is open!

$200,000 in tax credits is available.


Percentage of JPNDC’s 2024 tax credits available as of 6/28/24

What is the CITC?

  • A program passed by the legislature in 2012 as part of a larger bill to promote economic growth in Massachusetts
  • JPNDC is certified by the Mass. Dept of Housing & Community Development to participate in the CITC program and has one of the largest pools of tax credits to distribute
  • Questions? Contact us at or 617-830-5924 (leave a message and your call will be returned!)

  • Learn more about this state program

How It Works

  • Donation: Any amount of $1,000 or higher
  • Tax Credit: 50% of your donation amount subtracted from your tax bill or added to your reimbursement
  • Time period: 2024 calendar year

  • Eligibility: Any US resident, business or non-profit organization. If you do not file a Massachusetts tax return, you will receive a check for the value of your tax credit.
  • First step: Make your donation! You can give securely online or send a check to JPNDC, 31 Germania St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 attention: CITC.

Your Dollars Go Further

Your gift
MINUS state tax credit
EQUALS your out-of-pocket gift amount