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October 2014

Intersection of Domestic Violence & Poverty

Publisher(s):
This webinar explored the intersection of poverty, domestic violence, and economic security. Important considerations for domestic violence survivors, including strategies to strengthen the safety net for survivors in need, were explored. Resources were shared about financial literacy, asset building, credit repair, and economic empowerment.
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  • General Material
September 2012

Guidance for AFI Grantees Concerning Treatment of Refundable Tax Credits

Publisher(s):
This update provides tips for AFI grantees on the effect of the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, American Opportunity Credit, and the Making Work Pay Credit on eligibility for participating in an AFI-funded IDA project and depositing the credits as IDA savings.
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  • General Material
May 2012

AFI Legislation: Assets for Independence Act 42 USC 604

Publisher(s):
This webpage provides the actual statutory language of the Act that sets criteria for IDAs under the AFI program.
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  • General Material

AFI Project Builder: Guide for Planning an Assets for Independence Project

Publisher(s):
This guidebook provides the nuts and bolts on how to design an AFI project. A short section also makes the case for why asset building is an important strategy for addressing poverty and building self-sufficiency.
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  • General Material

Assets for Independence Program Status at the Conclusion of the Ninth Year

Publisher(s):
This report is an overview of AFI grants and grantees through fiscal year 2008. It includes data on characteristics of account holders, support services, savings accounts, and program outcomes and evaluation.
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  • General Material

AFI Project Locator

Publisher(s):
The federal Office of Community Services offers a directory of more than 200 organizations across the nation that run AFI supported IDA programs. Programs are organized by states.