What is Asset Building?

More about Asset Buildling:

Asset Funders Network, with support from the Citi Foundation, released “Strategic Philanthropy: Creating Opportunity, Building Wealth and Driving Community Change.”  Developed by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) at Brandeis University, this paper illuminates the growing field of asset building and provides guidance for foundations looking for ways to leverage the asset building framework to advance the impact of their work. It offers compelling evidence about the increased importance and relevance of connecting asset building to existing grant making strategies and how foundations across sectors are investing in asset building for greater collective impact to help families and communities shift from getting by to getting ahead.

Please read full brief: Strategic Philanthropy: Creating Opportunity, Building Wealth, and Driving Community Change