Interfaith Housing Services is a nonprofit agency that has provided one AFI grant since 2009, with the objective of assisting low-income residents of Harper, Kingman, Pratt, and Reno counties in Kansas to build assets by obtaining first homes, college degrees, or starting businesses.
Interfaith Housing Services emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization, with the goal of assisting low-income residents of Harper, Kingman, Pratt, and Reno counties in Kansas to accumulate assets. Highlights of this grantee include intensive case management to ensure participants pursuing homeownership receive pre- and post-purchase counseling to ensure long-term success in ownership.
Interfaith Housing Services partners with Hutchinson Community College, Reno County Workforce Development Center, and Quest Center for Entrepreneurs to provide career, business, and educational counseling.
Assets for Independence Grant History
Individual Development Accounts
183 IDAs have been opened.
574 participants have received financial education.
$578,298 saved by participants.
62 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $350,000
Interfaith Housing Services targets eligible low-income residents of Harper, Kingman, Pratt, and Reno counties in Kansas.