United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta is a nonprofit that has provided four AFI grants since 2006, with the objective of creating thriving communities for individuals and families.
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta is a Network grantee with four subgrantees. The organization emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of ensuring individuals and families are financially stable by helping them increase income, develop mainstream financial relationships, and build assets for the future. This grantee has been successful in opening homeownership IDAs.
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta partners with the city of Atlanta, Center for Financial Independence and Innovation, Georgia Department of Labor, Shepherd Center, Resources for Resident Communities, Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Covenant House Georgia, Structured Employment Economic Development Cooperation, DeKalb County, Reynoldstown Revitalization Corporation, Latin American Association, Consumer Credit Counseling Services, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to provide assistance with outreach, tax preparation, and financial education.
Assets for Independence Grant History
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta IDA Program
126 IDAs have been opened.
324 participants have received financial education.
$135,540 saved by participants.
51 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $930,794
This Network covers eligible low-to moderate-income individuals and families in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta
100 Edgewood Avenue, N.E. N/A Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 527-3549 www.unitedwayatlanta.org