knowing it’s your house. It’s the freedom and joy of owning. If we want to paint the rooms yellow and green, we can. It’s ours – our foundation, our assets for our kids and for their kids.”
Amy Robinson, first graduate
of Compass IDA program and
first-time homeowner in Lynn, MA.
Read Amy’s entire story.
Compass is a nonprofit organization that helps working, low-income families save toward a first-time home, a college education, or a small business. We provide financial education and matched savings accounts to help families achieve their goals. Read more...
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Thank you to our event sponsors, supporters, community partners, families, and friends who helped make our 5th Annual Celebrating Success Breakfast Benefit on May 2, 2013 such an uplifting and successful event!
Public Housing Agencies Push to Impose Time Limits, Work Requirements for Aid Recipients. The Wall Street Journal, May 7, 2013 (pdf).
Institute on Asset and Social Policy releases two year report on Compass FSS Program. Institutes on Assets & Social Policy, April 2013 (pdf).
Innovative nonprofit programs help low-income people build their savings. The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 28, 2013.
Little-known federal program boosts work of Boston anti-poverty group. The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 23, 2013.
Compass Working Capital Locations:
Boston: 89 South Street, Suite 203, Boston, MA 02111, P: 617.790.0810, F: 617.390.7552
Lynn: 100 Munroe Street, Lynn, MA 01901, P: 781.584.4355, F: 617.390.7552