Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP)

The Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership Administrating Board aims to improve our community by creating pathways that lead to economic empowerment and prosperity.

Bank On Oakland (BOO)

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Why spend hundreds of dollars a year to cash your checks when you can deposit your money and pay your bills at no additional cost -- with a free or low-cost bank account? Even if you've had problems with an account in the past, have never had an account before, or don't have a social security number, you can open a bank account in Oakland.

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EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC)

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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) puts money in low-income families pockets.

Every year the City of Oakland, in partnership with the Alameda County Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign, provides FREE tax assistance and preparation to Oakland’s low-income families and individuals at community based Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites (VITA) located throughout the City.

Click HERE to Get Your Taxes Done Fast and No Cost to You!

2020 Community Action IMPACT

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AC-OCAP changes people's live, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes Oakland and Alameda County a better place to live.

AC-OCAP's Data Profile Project

Alameda County and Oakland

Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County

CLOSED -- AC-OCAP Request for Partnership (RFP)

The 2023-2025 RFP will be released August 2022

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AC-OCAP programs and services are made possible with funding from the California State Department of Community Services and Development.

Join the AC-OCAP Anti-Poverty Administering Board

AC-OCAP Administering Board members are responsible for planning, developing, and executing the local Community Action Plan for alleviating poverty and working toward institutional change to enhance the ability of low-income residents to achieve self-sufficiency in Oakland and throughout Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley). AC-OCAP’s priority focus areas are: family self-sufficiency, entrepreneurship/job training and employment placement, low income housing, community economic development, supportive services, civic engagement, advocacy, and capacity building.

About

The Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership was established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America's War on Poverty. Alameda County - Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP) is part of broad national and statewide network of nearly 1,100 agencies, both non-profit private and public organizations, that extend across the United States—all working to eliminate poverty on a local and national level. CAP involves local citizens in its effort to address specific barriers to achieving self-sufficiency. AC-OCAP is committed to reducing poverty by providing services and programs targeted to low-income individuals and families. AC-OCAP has been funding programs and projects in the low-income community since 1971.

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