The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition (GPUAC) is a nonprofit that has provided one AFI grant since 2008, with the objective to increase postsecondary opportunities to young people and adults in Philadelphia.
GPUAC emphasizes postsecondary education, with the goal of increasing economic opportunities for young people and adults for college or vocational training. This grantee has been successful in recruiting and making strong community partnerships.
The Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition partners with United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, PNC Bank, Summer Employment for Youth, National Comprehensive Center for Fathers, YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, Consumer Credit Counseling Services of the Delaware Valley, Community Economic Development Committee, and Work Stream to provide supportive services, financial education, and recruitment.
Assets for Independence Grant History
GPUAC's Match This! IDA Program
4 IDAs have been opened.
4 participants have received financial education.
$210 saved by participants.
0 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $100,000
This grantee targets eligible high school students, and nontraditional or returning students from families who are TANF- eligible in Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania.