Goodwill Industries of San Antonio Goodwill Industries of San Antonio is a nonprofit organization that has provided four AFI grants since 2004, with the objective of helping high-need and low-resource people gain financial literacy skills and acquiring assets.
This grant emphasizes homeownership and postsecondary education with the goal of helping low-income people improve their financial literacy skills and begin building assets, especially enhanced education or vocational training. Another goal is to assist low-income people in using IDAs to build assets, become economically self-sufficient, and capitalize on the value, both tangible and intangible, of homeownership. This grantee has been successful in collaborating with experienced local organizations and postsecondary schools to share lessons learned and best practices, in opening IDAs, and helping achieve first home purchases.
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio partners with Wells Fargo, Avenida Guadalupe Association, San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA), Neighborhood Housing Services of San Antonio (NHS), Habitat for Humanity, Consumer, various independent school districts, Communities in Schools, Alamo Colleges, Project Quest, City of San Antonio, Bexar County, Alamo Area Council of Governments, City of New Braunfels, United Way, San Antonio Housing Authority, San Antonio Food Bank, Catholic Charities, Presa Community Center, YMCA, YWCA, Antioch Community Transformation Network, Salvation Army, Generations Federal Credit Union, Wells Fargo, and Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater San Antonio. These partners assist in data collection and management, administrative and technical services to partners, project evaluation, financial literacy training, financial case management services, outreach and recruitment, asset-specific training, program evaluation, and other program and participant supports.
Assets for Independence Grant History
The American Dream Project
202 IDAs have been opened.
201 participants have received financial education.
$114,755 saved by participants.
71 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $400,000
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio targets eligible low-income residents of Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Laredo, San Antonio, and Webb counties in Texas.
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
406 W. Commerce San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 924-8581 goodwillsa.org