Organization: Albany State University Main Office: Albany, GA
Albany State University (ASU) facilitates the delivery of Money Smart to
first-time homeowners and in support of micro-enterprises through its Regional
Center for Entrepreneurship, Business and Workforce Development. It also utilizes
Money Smart for Young Adults as a Continuing Education Community Outreach
course, and is introducing the curriculum to local public high schools in
ASU has trained over 120 staff and other partners to deliver the curriculum.
After completing the Money Smart training for First Time Homebuyers, ten families
purchased their first home. ASU also provided technical assistance that led
to the creation of five new small businesses inside its incubator, in addition
to four other businesses created outside the incubator partnership.