United Way of Kern County, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has provided one AFI grant since 2008, with the goal of moving low-income individuals and families to financial stability through asset building.
United Way of Kern County, Inc. is a Network grantee with eight subgrantees. The organization emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of moving low-income individuals and families to financial stability through asset building. The organization has been successful in opening IDAs and providing financial education.
United Way of Kern County, Inc. partners with Bethany Services, Catholic Charities for the Diocese of Fresno, Community Action Partnership of Kern, Goodwill Industries of South Central California, Housing Authority of the County of Kern, Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce, Kern Regional Center, and Mexican American Opportunity Foundation to provide outreach and enrollment, financial education, asset-specific training, case management, and coaching services.
Assets for Independence Grant History
The Kern IDA Network Project
65 IDAs have been opened.
82 participants have received financial education.
$57,993 saved by participants.
15 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $152,900
United Way of Kern County, Inc. targets eligible low-income individuals and families in Kern County, CA.
United Way of Kern County, Inc.
5405 Stockdale Hwy., Suite 200 Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-1820 http://www.uwkern.org/