TAP is a nonprofit that has provided three AFI grants since 2002, with the objective of reducing poverty and empowering individuals and families to increase their economic independence.
TAP emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of supporting IDAs as a means for asset building for low-income individuals and families in the Roanoke community. This grantee has been successful in providing financial education and opening IDAs. TAP is a Network grantee with 16 subgrantees.
TAP partners with Blue Ridge Housing Development Corporation, Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Consumer Credit Counseling Services, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley, local social services departments, TAP Business Seed Program, TAP Fatherhood and Families, and TAP Project Discovery to provide supportive services, tax preparation, and financial education.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke Valley IDA Program
102 IDAs have been opened.
114 participants have received financial education.
$131,486 saved by participants.
27 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $302,500
This grantee targets eligible low-income families and individuals in certain neighborhoods around Roanoke, VA. This Network grantee covers the cities of Roanoke and Salem and the counties of Botetourt, Craig, and Roanoke.
Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke
P.O. Box 2868 Roanoke, VA 24001-2868
(540) 345-6781 x 4408 www.tapintohope.org