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AFI Research Family Strengthening through Integration and Scaling of Asset-Building Strategies: The ASSET Initiative Partnership Environmental Field Scan Report

Published: December 23, 2014
Audience:
Assets for Independence (AFI)
Category:
Publications/Reports, Research

AFI AIP Field Scan Report cover photo of a family saving moneyOCS is working to encourage the integration of asset building and financial capability into social services and programs for low-income and vulnerable populations.  As part of this effort, OCS conducted an environmental field scan from January to March 2013 to analyze trends in integrating asset building, to locate promising asset-building practices and to identify ideas for technical assistance support. The field scan provided valuable insight into the range of promising practices already underway in ACF, in other federal agencies, and outside of the federal government.  Both the full report and the executive summary are available below.