Asset Building Project
Project Clearinghouse launched..... Click here to link to eASSETS.ORG!!!
From The Coordinators
Tuskegee University is widely recognized for its distinctive strengths in professional, scientific and technical higher education. The University's mission calls for an education that also strengthens community outreach. Of special interest to Tuskegee University is the development of surrounding areas, including at least 12 counties in south central Alabama.......
Purpose and Objectives
With funding support from the Ford Foundation this project is about mobilizing key stakeholders in the Black Belt Region to come together and participate in the development of a multi-state asset building
About Asset Building Happenings Around US
The state of Alabama has an Asset Building Coalition that was formed in 2005. The coalition focuses on Strengthening Alabama's individuals, families and communities through the development of assets that support and promote generational wealth building and self-sufficiency....
The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions around the world. It was founded to advance human welfare, and all of its work flows from this fundamental commitment.
PROJECT NEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS
UWCA will Fund Grants of $45,000 in 12 Alabama Communities
$45 Million Available For Rural Microentrepreneurs Assistance
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Introduction to the Project Clearinghouse: eassets.org
Southern Assets Blog
LINK TO BACKPACK
Reports and Policy Briefs
The impact of IDA policies and programsThe New Beginning Farmer /Rancher IDA Program
The New Farm Bill and Asset Limit Reform
Tax Policies for Hurricane Victims
Homeownership as an Indicator of Asset Poverty in Alabama
Florida Asset Building Report
Center For Social Development
Arise Citizens Policy Project
Federation of Southern Cooperatives
Florida Family Network
Mississippi Association of Cooperatives
Direct Website: www.tuskegee.edu/assetbuildingproject
100 Campbell Hall
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088