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State Asset Coalition Learning Project

Center for Public Policy Priorities

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2009–December 31, 2011
  • Location Austin, TX, United States
  • Geographic Focus Texas

About this grant

This grant provides support to the Center for Public Policy Priorities to enhance the reach and effectiveness of "RAISE Texas," a statewide coalition formed in 2005 to expand access to asset-building products and financial education for low- and moderate-income Texans. Objectives for the three-year grant period are to: 1) expand the coalition’s influence by increasing and diversifying the membership; 2) advance statewide, asset-building policies, products, and programs; and 3) measure the impact and effectiveness of specific asset-building activities. This is one of eight grants aimed at building the capacity of state asset-building coalitions to effectively promote the development of state asset policies.