Gulf Coast Community Services Association (GCCSA) is a human services organization that has provided two AFI grants since 2000, with the objective of building wealth in disadvantaged communities in Harris County, TX.
GCCSA emphasizes homeownership, with the goal of enabling disadvantaged communities to build wealth. This grantee has been successful creating community partnerships and attracting participants to financial skills trainings.
Partners for GCCSA include the city of Houston, city of Pasadena, Harris County Commissioners, Greater Houston Partnership, Urban League, Credit Coalition, SBA, SCORE, IRS, Houston Community College, and Habitat for Humanity, all providing program support.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Gulf Coast Community Services Association IDA Program
131 IDAs have been opened.
274 participants have received financial education.
$102,154 saved by participants.
21 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $170,000
GCCSA targets eligible low-income individuals and families from predominantly African-American, Hispanic, and Vietnamese-American communities in Harris County. This grantee covers all of Harris County.
Gulf Coast Community Services Association
5000 Gulf Freeway Bldg. 1 Houston, TX 77023
(713) 393-4700 www.gccsa.org