Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence
The Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence (NAFI) is a network of public, private and non-profit organizations and community members that work collaboratively to develop and implement an effective system within Nashville with a goal of promoting financial health for vulnerable individuals and families.
NAFI Network Goals:
- Develop an effective Network of partners to streamline processes related to the economic mobility of our community.
- Increase professionalization of the field of financial literacy by providing ongoing professional development to non-profits, churches, government and employers to increase financial stability of our community.
- Provide the Network with relevant research and evidence based practices to build capacity within the non-profit and financial community in Nashville.
- Increase public awareness of and participation in financial stability resources and services such as mainstream financial institutions, financial education workshops/counseling and available asset building programs.
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Faces of Success: Sandy Overstreet While taking care of her disabled husband, special needs grandchild, and losing her job, Sandy Overstreet shares how getting help from a VITA Tax Prep site could not have come at a better time. Read how the VITA program made a huge difference in Sandy’s life. Read More
Faces of Success: Steve Norris 4:13 Strong volunteer Steve Norris is passionate about helping young men who have recently been incarcerated carve out a path for success. Read Steve's story and learn how 4:13 Strong is changing the lives of young men in Nashville. Read More
Faces of Success: Patricia Carson After visiting a VITA Free Tax Prep site to have to have her taxes prepared, Patricia Carson was so grateful that she decided to become a volunteer for the program. Read Patricia’s story and learn how she has benefited from being both a client and volunteer. Read More