Diocese of Olympia is a nonprofit with the objective of providing resettlement services to refugee immigrants.
Diocese of Olympia emphasizes homeownership, postsecondary education, and business capitalization with the goals of increasing the ability of low-income individuals to save, develop self-sufficiency, participate in financial institutions, and own assets. Diocese of Olympia has been successful in providing basic financial skills training, case management, peer discussion groups, annual resource fairs, and intensive counseling.
Diocese of Olympia partners with International District Housing Alliance, the Washington State Housing Finance Commission, HomeSight, Washington Cash, Community Capitol Development, Boeing Employees Credit Union, US Bank, and individuals to provide financial literacy education, housing education, referrals, and microenterprise development.
Assets for Independence Grant History
The applicant proposes to serve 16 low-income individuals with Individual Development Accounts.
12 IDAs have been opened.
6 participants have received financial education.
$13,541 saved by participants.
1 participants have purchased an asset.
Total AFI Funding
Total AFI Grant Funding:
Total Non-Federal Support: $18,400
Diocese of Olympia focuses on eligible refugees, and naturalized and native-born citizens in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties in western Washington State.
Diocese of Olympia
1610 South King Street Seattle, WA 98144