United Way of Treasure Valley is a nonprofit organization that has provided two AFI grants since 2005, with the objective of helping provide low-income families with the opportunity, incentive, and institutional support for them to save for and acquire productive assets that promote higher incomes, new wealth, and self-sufficiency.
United Way of Treasure Valley is a Network grantee with seven subgrantees. The organization emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of assisting low-income individuals and families throughout Idaho to achieve long-term self-sufficiency by acquiring financial literacy skills and increased assets. The organization has been successful in opening IDAs and making asset purchases.
The organization partners with 7 others providing regional coordination; 12 community-based organizations providing IDA services directly to participants; the Idaho Financial Literacy Council, Money Smart Trainers, and Consumer Credit Counseling providing financial literacy; the Idaho EITC Coalition and State tax commission providing EITC outreach; a task force of 16 community leaders heading up resource development efforts; and 6 regional councils providing IDA policies that best meet the needs of their communities.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Idaho IDA Program
171 IDAs have been opened.
140 participants have received financial education.
$203,130 saved by participants.
66 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $618,000
United Way of Treasure Valley targets residents of Idaho, with a focus on serving low-income people living in rural communities. This Network covers the whole State.
United Way of Treasure Valley
1276 River Street Suite 100 Boise, ID 83702
(208) 336-1070 www.unitedwaytv.org