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Detroit Child Tax Credit Campaign Final Evaluation Report


The Detroit Child Tax Credit Campaign launched in 2020 to ensure eligible Detroit families were able to access the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC), a provision of the American Rescue Plan that provided up to $3,600 per year, per child to low-income families. The Detroit Child Tax Credit Campaign was co-led by Kresge, the United Way of Southeastern Michigan, the City of Detroit, Accounting Aid Society, Wayne Metro Community Action Agency, Community Development Advocates of Detroit, and Poverty Solutions, joined by funding partners the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Skillman Foundation and Ballmer Group. This evaluation by the University of Michigan Poverty Solutions outlines the campaign’s main activities, assess campaign outcomes, and shares perspectives from partners on the core strengths and challenges of the campaign’s local approach to promoting the CTC expansion.

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