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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

  • Treading Water in the Deep End: Findings from CFED’s 2014 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard

    Mar 06, 2014

    Five years into the economic recovery, most American families no longer live in fear of losing their jobs or their homes. Yet, these families continue to exist in a state of persistent financial insecurity, making it difficult to look beyond immediate needs and plan for a more secure future. 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!