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.


An Introduction to the 2014 AFI Funding Opportunity Announcement

The 2014 AFI Funding Opportunity Announcement contains some new definitions and instructions for preparing and submitting an AFI funding application. This recorded presentation walks you through some of the differences and important things to remember when reading the FOA. Check it out.

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.

2014 AFI Funding Opportunity Announcement

The 2014 AFI FOA has been released! All entities planning to apply for AFI funding in 2014 are encouraged to download the new Funding Opportunity Announcement and read it thoroughly. It contains changes from previous FOAs, including the new Two-File Submission Requirement. 2014 AFI FOA.

Instructions for Submitting SF-425s and PPRs in GrantSolutions

AFI Grantees are now required to submit their SF-425s and Performance Progress Reports (PPRs) through the online system, GrantSolutions.
SF-425 example, SF-425 instructions
PPR example, PPR instructions

AFI Grantee Showcase

AFI has created an online showcase of the important work being done by our grantees. Please take a look and share it with your partners, funders, and friends! Check it out at http://www.afigranteeshowcase.org...

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