The ASSET Initiative is a collaborative effort across the Federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to bring the benefits of asset building to more low-income individuals and families. Through the ASSET Initiative, ACF is stressing the importance of a variety of asset building tools that program staff, grantees, and other partners can share with the individuals and families they serve:
Through the ASSET Initiative, AFI and its partner agencies can focus on providing asset building services to six populations that face particular challenges:
By targeting these special populations, the initiative will bolster the ACF agencies’ common mission: aiding low-income families.
Visit the IDAresources page to find more information on special populations.
This article originally ran in the IDAresources.org Update Newsletter on 01/28/10 and is available for archival purposes.