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CRA: The CRA is now accepting grant applications from organizations that host free tax clinics
The Canada Revenue Agency is now accepting grant applications from community organizations that offered free tax clinics through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) and the Income Tax Assistance – Volunteer Program (ITAVP) in Quebec. Eligible organizations can apply starting now until June 30, 2022.
The CVITP Grant helps offset the cost of running free tax clinics and provides financial support based on eligible expenses and the number of tax returns filed. To determine your organization’s eligibility and funding amount, the CRA will review information collected from its CVITP registration and grant application.
If your organization is registered with the CVITP or ITAVP and hosted free tax clinics between June 1, 2021, and May 31, 2022, you are encouraged to apply to receive CVITP Grant funding this year. Go to How to apply to learn more.
For more information about the CVITP Grant, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, go to canada.ca/free-tax-clinics-grant.
It is not too late to host a tax clinic!
Some tax clinics are operating year-round. If you’re interested in hosting a free tax clinic, go to Host a free tax clinic. With more organizations offering this service, more Canadians will have the support they need to access the benefits and credits they are entitled to.
Organizations that host free tax clinics from June 1, 2022, to May 31, 2023, will be eligible for grant funding in 2023.