Assets for Independence Program [AFI] Law and Legal Definition

The Assets for Independence (AFI) is a Federal program that provides grants to enable community-based nonprofits and State, local and Tribal government agencies. The purpose of the AFI is to implement and demonstrate an asset-based approach for offering low-income families help out of poverty.

The AFI Program is administered by the Office of Community Services (OCS), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.