Volunteer Income Tax Assistance 2015
This opportunity allows IRS to provide grants to organizations to achieve the following program objectives 1)Enable the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA)Program to extend services to underserved populations in hardest-to-reach areas, both urban and non-urban; 2)Increase the capacity to file returns electronically; 3)Heighten quality control; 4)Enhance training of volunteers; and 5)Improve significantly the accuracy rate of returns prepared at VITA sites. The VITA Grant program supplements the work already being done in the VITA Program by providing support to help organizations grow their existing programs. Because the VITA grant is in support of the VITA Program, grant recipients are required to follow existing guidance governing VITA site operations and to file all eligible returns electronically.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/01/2014 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Office: Internal Revenue Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Federal tax return preparation and electronic filing for programs operating under IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program guidelines.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Grant Program Office
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1,000.00 to $1,000,000.00