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Nutz & Boltz of IDAs

  • Columbus Metropolitan Library 96 South Grant Avenue, Room 3A Columbus, OH, 43215 United States (map)

Join OCDCA for this free training as we discuss the nutz & boltz of starting an Individual Development Account (IDA) Program through OCDCA's Assets Ohio Project. IDAs are matched savings accounts for low-to-moderate income individuals to save for a first time home purchase, post-secondary education, or small business.

Who Should Attend?

  • Organizations considering or developing an IDA program
  • Organizations that have an IDA program but have new hires
  • New IDA subsites


  • IDAs as a Strategy for Asset Building: Why and How do IDAs Work
  • The Building Blocks of Program Design
  • Assessing your Community's Needs: Defining your Target Population
  • Funding Resources and Opportunities Explained
  • IDA Program Management
  • Integration of IDAs into Other Agency Programs

This training will be facilitated by Jerolyn Barbee, former Assets Ohio Program Manager.

$35 for OCDCA members, $45 for non-members, OCDCA AmeriCorps VISTAs are free.
Lunch will be provided.

Questions? Contact Suzanne Parks at or (614) 461-6392 ext. 206.