State Asset Building Initiatives

Individual Wealth Building

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...

State Asset Building Initiatives

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...

Asset Building Policy Network

The Asset Building Policy Network is a coalition of civil rights and advocacy organizations that seeks to advance federal asset building policy and bolster long-term financial security for low- and moderate-income communities of color. The Network is active in a wide range of activities, from petitioning Congress to remove financial barriers to citizenship and integrate immigrant households into the mainstream financial marketplace to offering technical assistance to small businesses. Read more about Asset Building Policy Network...

Asset Building Strategies

Heather McCulloch, a principal in Asset Building Strategies, is an asset policy consultant based in San Francisco, California. She has authored a number of reports on community wealth building, including Promoting Economic Security for Working Families: State Asset-Building Initiatives, which reviews efforts in California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. She is also a co-founder and member of the Executive Committee of the Asset Policy Initiative of California (APIC) and a member of the consulting team for the Ho'o`waiwai Asset Policy Initiative of Hawaii. Read more about Asset Building Strategies...

Center for Social Development

The Center for Social Development (CSD) is part of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. CSD publishes a wide variety of studies on asset policy strategies and provides assistance for groups pursuing asset-building strategies. Their website includes information on state asset policy, individual development accounts, tribal economies, and community development financial institutions. Read more about Center for Social Development...

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides research and technical assistance support for state initiatives. The Center's Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) website includes a variety of publications both on the effect of the federal earned income tax credit and on efforts to establish similar credits to build assets among the working poor at the state level. Read more about Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...

CFED (formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development)

CFED works both on a policy level and with community organizations to achieve greater social equity, alleviate poverty and develop a more sustainable economy by helping low and moderate income Americans save and access capital. CFED supports community wealth building through savings incentives, entrepreneurship, local community development, and other efforts that enable people with limited incomes to save and invest. Read more about CFED (formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development)...

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders

NALCAB is the national voice for a diverse group of Latino-led community development corporations and other community-based organizations that focus on asset building. The group aims to build financial and human assets as well as real estate and technology resources in Latino families, communities, and organizations. Read more about National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders...

New America Foundation: State Asset Policy Initiatives

New America defines asset building as “public policy and private sector efforts to enable persons with limited financial resources to accumulate and preserve long-term, productive assets—savings, investments, a home, post-secondary education and training, a small business, and a nest-egg for retirement.” As part of its overall asset building program, the New America Foundation tracks a wide range of state asset policy initiatives. The group also provides support for the development of asset policy. Read more about New America Foundation: State Asset Policy Initiatives...

State Asset Building Initiatives

Asset Building Policy Network

The Asset Building Policy Network is a coalition of civil rights and advocacy organizations that seeks to advance federal asset building policy and bolster long-term financial security for low- and moderate-income communities of color. The Network is active in a wide range of activities, from petitioning Congress to remove financial barriers to citizenship and integrate immigrant households into the mainstream financial marketplace to offering technical assistance to small businesses. Read more about Asset Building Policy Network...

Asset Building Strategies

Heather McCulloch, a principal in Asset Building Strategies, is an asset policy consultant based in San Francisco, California. She has authored a number of reports on community wealth building, including Promoting Economic Security for Working Families: State Asset-Building Initiatives, which reviews efforts in California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. She is also a co-founder and member of the Executive Committee of the Asset Policy Initiative of California (APIC) and a member of the consulting team for the Ho'o`waiwai Asset Policy Initiative of Hawaii. Read more about Asset Building Strategies...

Center for Social Development

The Center for Social Development (CSD) is part of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. CSD publishes a wide variety of studies on asset policy strategies and provides assistance for groups pursuing asset-building strategies. Their website includes information on state asset policy, individual development accounts, tribal economies, and community development financial institutions. Read more about Center for Social Development...

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides research and technical assistance support for state initiatives. The Center's Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) website includes a variety of publications both on the effect of the federal earned income tax credit and on efforts to establish similar credits to build assets among the working poor at the state level. Read more about Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...

CFED (formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development)

CFED works both on a policy level and with community organizations to achieve greater social equity, alleviate poverty and develop a more sustainable economy by helping low and moderate income Americans save and access capital. CFED supports community wealth building through savings incentives, entrepreneurship, local community development, and other efforts that enable people with limited incomes to save and invest. Read more about CFED (formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development)...

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...

National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders

NALCAB is the national voice for a diverse group of Latino-led community development corporations and other community-based organizations that focus on asset building. The group aims to build financial and human assets as well as real estate and technology resources in Latino families, communities, and organizations. Read more about National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders...

New America Foundation: State Asset Policy Initiatives

New America defines asset building as “public policy and private sector efforts to enable persons with limited financial resources to accumulate and preserve long-term, productive assets—savings, investments, a home, post-secondary education and training, a small business, and a nest-egg for retirement.” As part of its overall asset building program, the New America Foundation tracks a wide range of state asset policy initiatives. The group also provides support for the development of asset policy. Read more about New America Foundation: State Asset Policy Initiatives...

Individual Wealth Building

Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)

Formerly known as the Asset Development Institute, the Institute on Assets & Social Policy aims to promote and advance individual asset-building policy choices that promise to reduce hunger and poverty in the nation by addressing their root causes. Its mission is to broaden and redefine the asset development concept and familiarize the public, media, and policy leaders with the asset development approach. Read more about Institute on Asset and Social Policy (Brandeis University)...