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Iowa Opportunity Passport


Opportunity Passport™ was developed by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative; a financial education and matched savings program  specifically for young people ages 14 – 26 who have been in foster care and are transitioning to adulthood.

Components include:

•Financial education and coaching
•Experience with the banking system through a personal savings account
•Matched funds ($1 for $1, up to $1000/year) for approved asset purchases
•Earn $ in your saving account for completing OPP Surveys
Opportunity Passport Locations:
American Home Finding – Ottumwa
Des Moines/Polk County Area Providers
Foundation 2 - Cedar Rapids
Four Oaks – Dubuque
Four Oaks – Waterloo
YSS – Marshalltown
Young House – Burlington
Savings accounts are opened through Iowa Greater Credit Union

April is Opportunity Passport™ Survey (OPPS) Month!! We will deposit $40 into your Opportunity Passport™ account after you complete your survey. If you take your OPPS early, you could receive additional money in your account. 

Please email or call Robert at 515-727-4220 with questions, or if you need your password reset or can’t recall your USER ID.

To view the Opportunity Passport home page for more information and asset forms CLICK HERE


Our next Financial Capability Training for Opportunity Passport™ will be coming up in March:


Saturday, March 16, 2019

9am-5pm (lunch will be provided)

IHYC Youth Opportunity Center

612 Locust Street

Des Moines, IA 50309


Please be sure to have interested youth complete the attached Opportunity Passport™ Eligibility and Enrollment forms. These forms may be scanned back to my email,, or, or faxed to 515-727-4223. Please have these forms submitted by Monday, March 11th.


Eligibility Form

Enrollment Form


Following the training, participants will have thirty days to open an Opportunity Passport™ account at a branch of the Greater Iowa Credit Union.


In order to open their accounts, participants will require the following:

  • A state issued photo ID
  • Their Social Security Card
  • At least $5 to open their account


Please assist any participants who are interested in joining Opportunity Passport™ to begin the process of acquiring these required items so they may open their accounts shortly following the training.


Feel free to show any interested participants this brief informational video about Opportunity Passport™.  Please let me know if you have any questions.




Your Opportunity Passport™ Team


6200 Aurora, Suite 206E

Des Moines, IA 50322


P    515.727.4220

F    515.727.4223


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