Welcome to the Assets for Independence Resource Center.

The AFI Resource Center is your one-stop source for information on the Assets for Independence program and Individual Development Accounts (IDAs). Here you can quickly learn about the AFI program and IDAs, how to apply for an AFI grant, and how to administer an AFI project. Come here for tips and to learn about best practices for providing and using IDAs and related services.

Announcements

AFI Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Released!

A new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the AFI program covering FY 2015-2017 has been released.

New Resource: Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services

This guide has interactive tools to walk organizations through the process of integration planning, understanding clients’ financial circumstances, and how to best provide financial capability services.

2015 Poverty Guidelines

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation has released the 2015 Poverty Guidelines.

AFI Announces 2015 Awards!

AFI announces 1.4 million dollars in grant funding to 9 organizations. To see the full list click here.

New SF-425 and PPR Reporting Dates

AFI grant report due dates have changed. Effective immediately, the Administration for Children and Families requires all SF-425s and PPRs to be submitted electronically though GrantSolutions following the new standard.

Webinar on Grants.gov and the Two-File Requirement

A recording of the webinar “Grants.gov and the Two-File Requirement” is now available. This webinar reviews the process for registering with Grants.gov, tracking an application, understanding the Two-File submission requirement, and merging PDF files – critical information for 2014 AFI applicants. Check it out.

 
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