Midas is a statewide network of innovative community groups increasing economic stability in Massachusetts through financial education, personal savings, and access to wealth-building assets such as homes, cars, college educations, and small business.

We provide tools, products, training, and expertise to assist community-based organizations, partners, public officials, and the general public to increase asset-building and retention.

Arelis, who graduated from the post-secondary education  matched savings program, on the day of her high school graduation before heading out to study at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester.
Members of the Massachusetts Asset Development Commission with Governor Patrick at the release of their report.
Lawrence Community Works staff with the graduates of the Welcome Home matched savings program.
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, accepting the CFED Policy Champion Award, presented by Midas and Lawrence Community Works staff in DC.
Participants in the Midas two day Coaching for Transformation training practice their skills.
Tom Lorello, Executive Director of Heading Home, a Midas member, with Governor Patrick at the graduation of Heading Home program participants from at Roxbury Community College.
Nickey Mullen with Gina Marciano from Center for Women and Enterprise (center) and another CWE investor at the Assets & Opportunity Celebration.
Asset-builders and artists, Michael Wolski and Dianne Zimbabwe, discuss art and enjoy some food at the Assets & Opportunity Celebration.
CFED President, Andrea Levere, and other guests at the Assets & Opportunity Celebration.
Robert Kuttner keynotes at the Assets & Opportunity Breakfast, referring to Midas as “The People’s Hedge Fund”
Midas Co-Presidents, Susanne Cameron and Vernette Allen
Senator Jamie Eldridge, Margaret Miley (Midas); Undersecretary of Consumer Affairs, Barbara Anthony, and Oneshia Herring, Center for Responsible Lending at the Midas Breakfast
Doreen Treacy, Mass Community & Banking Council, Senator Jamie Eldridge, and author Robert Kuttner at the Midas Breakfast.
Gosia Tomaszewska (Midas) and Judy Parks (Crittenton Women’s Union).
Anahit Tokatlyan (Midas) and small business matched savings investors from “To Boldly Fold”.


Impact evaluation of the small business program, showing that cultivating diverse, low income entrepreneurs with long-term support, training, and capital --not debt-- is highly effective in increasing income and assets.  Read overall outcomes and perspectives from individual businesses in the Executive Summary and Full Report

Let's stop debt collectors from bringing borrowers to court. Sign on to support The Family Financial Protection Act for increased protections and to protect thousands of consumers going through debt collections.Check out a recent interview with BNN News about the legislation. 

Our Results

Solutions Proposed! In a New Report "Enhancing Financial Stability in Hampden County" Midas provided community research and recommendations for economic stability in Western Mass.

Brought Home the Bacon! Assisted MTAC partners and tax volunteers to help over 16,000 low income taxpayers save an estimated $4.9 million in high-cost tax preparation fees, and return over $23.3 million into their households and their communities through tax refunds.