Helping Erie cOunty residents build a stronger financial foothold
60+ agencies collaborate closely with United Way through the Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CASH) Buffalo Coalition to help improve the financial health of hardworking families.
CASH focuses on proactive, community-based asset-building strategies, including:
- Securing working family credits & other income supports (Earned income, Education, and Child Tax Credits)
- Improving the coordination, reach & consistency of local financial education programming
- Supporting education & employment opportunities
- Encouraging homeownership & other asset development through Individual Development Account (IDA) matched savings accounts