Transforming communities through the use of IDAs

OSU Extension strives to improve the quality of life among all central Ohio residents through research, service and training. In Franklin County, we strive to fulfill our mission by forging unique partnerships and innovative programs.

Financial Training - IDAs 2015-12-03 - croppedOSU Extension forged a partnership with Increase CDC (Community Development Corporation) and the Ohio CDC Association and offers Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), a savings incentive program designed to help low-moderate income, working individuals accumulate assets (home ownership, microenterprise or post-secondary education).

Those who successfully complete OSU Extension’s financial literacy and asset specific training offered by OSU Extension, corporate, civic and collegiate partners are eligible to receive $1,000, if they save at least $500 while enrolled in the program.

Help us build strong communities by strengthening the lives of individuals! Limited slots are available, so don’t delay and call (614) 247-1983 today!

(Submitted by Susan Colbert, Program Director, Expansion and Engagement, Franklin County)

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