support 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations by awarding allocations
of State tax credits for use as incentives to attract contributions from
individuals and businesses to benefit local projects and services.

Who Can Apply

IRS designated 501(c)(3) organizations are
eligible for CITC to support initiatves in and/or
serving Priority Funding Areas

Eligible Projects

Projects can be capital and/or operating
and typically involve activities such as:

  • Education and Youth Services
  • Housing and Community Development
  • Job and Self-Sufficiency Training
  • Enhancing Neighborhoods and Business Districts
  • Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation
  • Economic Development and Tourism Promotion
  • Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
  • Services for At-Risk Populations

Eligible Donors

An "individual" is a natural person or fiduciary having personal tax liability in the State of Maryland

Any entity that conducts a trade or business in the State and is subject to: the State income tax on individuals or corporations; the public service company franchise tax or the insurance premiums tax.

Where to Give