Asset Building Strategies

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Asset Building Strategies (ABS) advances national, state and local strategies and policies that enable low- and moderate-income families to build financial assets.

Heather McCulloch, founder and principal of ABS, has worked in the asset building and community development fields for over 15 years. Heather has developed and implemented innovative asset building strategies with national, state and local leaders; authored numerous publications on new trends and emerging opportunities; and regularly makes presentations on asset building to audiences across the country.

Asset Building Strategies clients and partners include:

  • Foundations
  • National and local Nonprofits
  • Financial institutions
  • Public agencies
  • Elected officials

Heather McCulloch is an extraordinarily smart, capable and creative consultant. Heather has done excellent work for the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, both in researching and writing a report on asset building for the foundation and later developing and launching a regional capacity building initiative. She is great to work with and brings an incredible depth of knowledge to her work!

—Amanda Feinstein,
Program Officer,
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
and Co-Chair,
Asset Funders Network