TSAHC Awarded $32,000 from the Texas Financial Education Endowment
January 15, 2016
The grant will support training workshops in 2016 and 2017 for Texas nonprofit housing and financial counselors. The workshops are offered as part of the Texas Statewide Homebuyer Education Program, which provides affordable, high quality professional development opportunities to counselors providing home buyer and financial education to Texas families and communities.
The Texas Legislature established the Texas Financial Education Endowment (TFEE) to support statewide financial capability and consumer credit building activities and programs. The endowment is funded through assessments on each credit access businesses and is administered by the Finance Commission of Texas. Specifically, the TFEE grant will support a three-day course on credit counseling in August 2016 as well as at least one additional course on financial education in 2017.