For Families

Be a part of the social movement.

Family Independence Initiative (FII) partners with families that are working hard to make a better future for themselves and their community. We believe that families working together is the most powerful driver of social and economic mobility. FII invests in their initiative so that low-income and working families can achieve, and sustain, a better future.

“The FII network makes an impact on your life forever.”

– FII Boston Family

FII Resources

Families who partner with FII get access to our UpTogether Fund—a pool of capital and other opportunities families can use to fuel their initiative. Resources* are developed based on what we learn from families and may include:

Family Outcomes

On average, during two years of engagement with FII, families report:

Enrollment Process

“FII has boosted my motivation and given me connections and information I may not have had.”

– FII Oakland Family

FII Site Locations

Join the Movement

Past, Present and Future Growth.

FII continues to grow as families refer others in their network to join the movement. Join us and help to transform the stereotypes, beliefs, practices, and policies that undermine low-income families’ efforts to get ahead.

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Families in the FII Network

“Ever since I started with FII, I have been budgeting and I am now much more financially stable.”

– FII Detroit Family

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