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.


Revised AFI FOA Posted!

The revised AFI Funding Opportunity Announcement contains some key changes that affect anyone preparing an application for FY 2016 funding.  You can read the revised FOA by visiting this page. For a summary of FOA revisions you can email the Resource Center.  The full Application Package is available at grants.gov.  

AFI Announces September 2015 Grant Awards

On September 30, 2015, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) awarded more than $9.8 million for 33 new Assets for Independence (AFI) projects, listed here.

SF-425 and PPR Reports Due October 30

All SF-425s and PPRs should be submitted electronically though GrantSolutions following the new standard.

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.

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