Catalyst Miami was founded over 20 years ago to identify and launch innovative community building strategies. Catalyst Miami’s mission is to identify and collectively solve issues adversely affecting low-wealth communities throughout Miami-Dade County.

Free individual program assistance

FREE Tax Preparation Services

Miami Tax Pros
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • In-person and online tax preparation.
  • Assistance with current year and prior year tax returns.
  • Year-round support with other tax-related matters.
  • Access to a wide range of community resources, including free financial coaching.
May 17, 2021

Temporary Cash Assistance

ACCESS Florida
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Temporary cash assistance.

Reemployment (Unemployment) Assistance

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and U.S. Federal Government
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Recipients can be paid half of what they were earning while working full-time. The maximum benefit from the State of Florida is $275 per week for a maximum of 39 weeks.

Free business program assistance

Grant Assistance for Small Businesses in Miami-Dade

Catalyst Miami and Comcast
U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

One-time grant of up to $3,500 to cover the following operational expenses:

  • Commercial rent.
  • Future payroll.
  • Utilities.
  • Phone bills.
  • Related operational expenses agreed to between the applicant and Catalyst Miami.

May 15, 2021