The city of Hinesville has provided one AFI grant since 2007, with the objective of assisting Hinesville’s low-income, single-parent households.
The city of Hinesville emphasizes homeownership and postsecondary education, with the goal of assisting its low-income, single-parent households to build assets. This grantee has been successful in opening homeownership IDAs.
The city of Hinesville partners with its Community Development Department, Heritage Bank, H&R Block, Savannah Technical College Liberty Campus, and Do Right Community Development, Inc. to provide needed transportation and tax preparation services, career counseling, and financial education.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Community-Wide Asset Building Program of Hinesville, GA
25 IDAs have been opened.
4 participants have received financial education.
$26,993 saved by participants.
7 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $50,000
The city of Hinesville targets eligible single parents with dependent children under age 18.