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AFN serves as a catalyst for economic opportunity by bringing grantmakers together to learn, connect and reshape the discourse about what is possible. 

AFN is:

Asset Funders Network (AFN) is a membership organization of national, regional and community-based foundations and grantmakers strategic about using philanthropy to promote economic opportunity and financial security for all Americans.  

AFN increases the capacity of its members to effectively promote economic opportunity and financial security by supporting efforts that help low- and moderate-income individuals and families build and protect assets.  

AFN empowers foundations and grantmakers to leverage their resources to make more effective and strategic funding decisions, allowing each dollar invested to have greater impact.

News and Upcoming Events

  • AFN Announces Release of Asset Building Funder Brief

    Mar 15, 2013

    AFN and Citi Foundation are proud to announce the release of a funder brief stating the case for asset building. Learn More »

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    2015 Grantmaker Conference

    Apr 07 - Apr 09, 2015

    Integrating Across Sectors: Asset Building and Collective Impact. Grantmakers, join your peers: a diverse group of national, regional and community-based funders, as we explore topics surrounding concerned about a common goal - providing individuals, families and communities with greater economic security and opportunities for growth. Learn More »

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AFN Regional Chapter Spotlight

North Texas Funders Forum - Asset Funders Network

The North Texas Funders Forum, a regional Asset Funders Network – is a regional network of private and corporate foundations, public-sector funders and financial institutions supporting opportunities for low-wealth individuals and families in the North Texas area to access financial education and services, save, invest and preserve financial assets.  Contact us to join this exciting regional funder effort! 

Join a regional chapter of funders interested in asset building!