Get $500 back for every $1,000
you invest in JPNDC… and help Boston families build prosperity.

The Community Investment Tax Credit program was created
by the Massachusetts State Legislature to make your
charitable contributions go farther when you donate for
community-based development.

Our 2020 CITC campaign is open!
Of our awarded $200,000 in tax credits, we have $118,000 remaining.

Questions? Contact us at or 617-522-2424 ext. 242


Percentage of JPNDC’s 2020 tax credits committed as of 10/20/20

What is the CITC?

  • A program passed by the legislature in 2012 as part of a larger bill to promote economic growth in Massachusetts
  • The goal of the CITC, according to the statute creating it, is to help community development corporations “improve economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income households and other residents in urban, rural and suburban communities across the Commonwealth.”
  • 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
  • Learn more about this state program

Why make a CITC donation?

  • Impact on PEOPLE’S LIVES. CITC donations help JPNDC provide individualized, expert, bilingual financial coaching that helps people reduce debt, build credit and reach financial goals.

  • Impact on COMMUNITY. CITC investments help JPNDC provide free, expert, bilingual small business technical assistance to the small businesses that are the heart of Boston neighborhoods.

  •  Impact on YOUR BOTTOM LINE. For any donation of $1,000 or more, you will receive a Massachusetts tax credit of 50% of that donation.

Make your CITC donation today

Your Dollars Go a Long Way

Your gift
MINUS state credit
EQUALS your out of pocket


“CITC is a great way to help
JPNDC build wealth among
working-class families.”

John Cruz, President, Cruz Construction and CITC donor

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: 2019 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.

  • Second step: As soon as we receive your donation, we will send you an email with instructions for completing an easy on-line form.


More on CITC

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What’s Next?

Contact Us
Mass. CITC Program