One third of the people who live in the City of Duluth are living in poverty or are considered to be working poor. Community Action Duluth is doing whatever it takes to help people who are struggling to achieve a better future.





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What does JumpStart Duluth have to offer to our Participants?

  • Low Interest rate loans (currently between 5.55% and 6%)
  • Down payment assistance
  • Individual Support
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Services

JumpStart participant in new vehicle

What are the program requirements?

  1. Have a steady source of income from employment and the ability to make monthly payments vehicle payments (between $200 and $230 a month)
  2. Be able to afford full coverage car insurance (on average between $50 - $120 a month)
  3. Able to provide a minimum down payment
  4. Able to meet basic credit standards or be working to repair credit
  5. Have a current valid driver's license
  6. Income within (at or under) program guidelines:

    Household Size Income Limit
    1 $23,760
    2 $32.040
    3 $40,320
    4 $48,600
    5 $56,880
    6 $65,160
    7 $73,460
    8 $81,740
    Add $8,280 for each additional person.