- FADF has two strategies for strengthening the economic base of the community: Financial Education leading to asset building or homeownership and Filipino Business Development Support.
Personal Finance Education / HomeownershipFADF held financial education workshops to parents of the Galing Bata After-School Program to identify the financial challenges of families today. FADF is currently developing the tools to effectively inform and educate families about personal finance with the goal of assisting low-income families become financially stable through learning about various wealth building and wealth preserving strategies. FADF has partnered with the newly opened Northeast Federal Credit Union (NECFCU) to provide financial education and Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) to provide homeownership assistance and counseling for first time homebuyers. For more information about personal finance or homeownership education, contact Bernadette Sy.
Northeast Federal Credit Union
Mission Economic Development Agency
Filipino Entrepreneurship & Business DevelopmentFADF’s seven-year partnership with Southeast Asian Community Center’s Business Development Center (SEACC) has helped in getting a baseline understanding of the needs and challenges of neighborhood small businesses. FADF provides technical assistance and referrals, targeting small businesses in neighborhoods with concentrations of Filipinos, such as the South of Market and Excelsior. For more information about Filipino small business assistance, contact MC Canlas.
Southeast Asian Community Center