The District 7 Human Resources Development Council is a nonprofit organization that has provided three AFI grants since 2002, with the objective of promoting economic stimulation and self-sufficiency in south-central Montana.
The council emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of promoting economic stimulation and self-sufficiency in south-central Montana. The council has been successful in offering financial education classes and expanding its program to include additional asset development incentive programs and an education scholarship program.
The council partners with the Housing Authority, Local Child Support Office, YWCA, MSU-B, MSU-B College of Technology, Little Big Horn College, Family Services, Family Tree, Family Support Network, Job Service , and Office of Public Assistance to provide networks to disseminate information and recruit participants.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Families Saving for Tomorrow Program
61 IDAs have been opened.
79 participants have received financial education.
$134,803 saved by participants.
21 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $315,000
The District 7 Human Resources Development Council targets eligible low-income residents of south-central Montana, including Big Horn, Carbon, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, and Yellowstone counties, and two Native American reservations (Northern Cheyenne Reservation and Crow Reservation).
District 7 Human Resources Development Council
P. O. Box 2016 Billings, MT 59103
(406) 247-4710 www.hrdc7.org