Here are just a few of the resources available on this topic. Please note that this list is not all inclusive, and it does not suggest an endorsement by the Community Action Partnership or NEFE. Your local librarian is another good source of information.


Individual Development Accounts: Overview


Can the Poor Save?: Saving and Asset Building in Individual Development Accounts by Mark Schreiner and Michael Sherraden (Transaction Publishers, 2006).

Nonprofit Organizations

Center for Social Development

Corporation for Enterprise Development:

IDA information:, 1-202-408-9788, 1-415-495-2333, 1-919-688-6444

Individual Development Accounts: Resources

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