Share and Clark College Foundation have partnered to provide an 8:1 savings match for students who qualify for the Share IDA Program.
Students agree to save $500 and will be matched $4,000 for tuition, books, and fees that will be paid directly to Clark College. To qualify for up to $4,000 of matched funds students must also agree to the following:
- Meet Share’s IDA Program income requirements and must agree to the program terms and conditions. Details can be found at: sharevancouver.org/share-ida-program
- Attend Clark College at least part-time
- Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher during course of study at Clark College
- Deposit $25 or more on a monthly basis into restricted savings account
- Visit academic advisor prior to first disbursement
- Enroll in College 101 at Clark College during first quarter of study
- Not be absent for more than one quarter of study from Clark College
- After six months of consecutive deposits, student must agree to Share’s matched funds disbursement schedule.
Each quarter: Student’s deposits + matching funds at 8:1 but no greater than $1,125
Call the IDA Coordinator at (360) 836-2014 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to start the process today!
Click here if you are interested in applying to Share’s IDA Program and you plan to attend Clark College.
Additional program restrictions apply.
A grant from Assets for Independence (AFI), a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funds approximately 50 percent ($500,000) of costs for Share’s IDA program. The remaining 50% ($500,000) is funded through non-Federal sources. Visit the AFI Resource Center website to learn more about the program and about helping families to build assets: www.idaresources.org.
A five-year, $300,000 grant from Assets for Independence (AFI), a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will fund this Clark College Foundation partnership through Share’s IDA Program.
The Clark County Asset Building Coalition
The Clark County Asset Building Coalition is a group of non-profit organizations, private market financial institutions and local government agencies in Clark County dedicated to financially preparing people to succeed by offering education and tools for the purpose of building assets. The coalition is currently coordinated by Metropolitan Family Services.