Through its Financial Education, Matched Savings and Consumer Education programs, and research and advocacy, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is working to ensure that all residents in the Greater DC area have opportunities to save and invest in their dreams.
Established in 2003, the CABEL (Communities Always Bring Extra Love)Foundation is committed to helping youth and families, particularly the disadvantaged, tap into and reach their potential through the appreciation and understanding of the importance of saving and investing in their futures. CABEL’s mission is to introduce, educate and encourage youth through Financial Literacy Workshops/Seminars, Entrepreneurship as well as Life and Work Skills Workshops. CABEL envisions impoverished communities becoming sustainable communities through financial literacy as well as community partnerships. CABEL believes that laying a foundation of financial literacy education, responsible consumerism as well as supplemental education and career/life skills training will encourage youth and the community-at-large to make better choices that will allow them to grow and develop into more productive and successful members of society.
The mission of Operation HOPE, Inc. (HOPE) is silver rights empowerment, making free enterprise work for everyone. We accomplish this through our work on the ground as the nonprofit private banker for the working poor, the underserved and struggling middle class. We achieve our mission by being the best-in-class provider of financial literacy empowerment for youth, financial capability for communities, and ultimately, financial dignity for all.
Founded and led by Florence M. King, a former employee of Equifax Corporation, FMK Credit Education Center is a company dedicated to educating the consumer on problem related issues that occur within the credit industry.
We help individuals take control of financial circumstances by applying simple methods to enhance, increase, and build credit scores.
CPDC is a leading not-for-profit real estate developer dedicated to providing safe, high-quality affordable housing to low and moderate-income individuals and families.
Since 1989, we have developed and maintained vibrant communities by adopting a model that includes comprehensive resident services aimed primarily at youth and seniors.
Haye Girl is a Financial Counseling Organization in Washington, District of Columbia. It received its exempt organization status from the IRS in 2007. On this page you can find information on its exempt organization registration with the IRS.
Junior Achievement® is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in grades K-12 about financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship, reaching more than 8 million students in 100 countries worldwide.
The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) equips Latinos and other D.C.-area residents with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.
Participants in our programs learn how to buy and stay in their homes, take control of decisions affecting their apartment buildings, and start or expand small businesses.
The entire D.C. area is stronger when all families have the power to achieve financial independence and join with their neighbors to improve their quality of life.
Our expertise is the development and presentation of customized financial education and professional development seminars and workshops.
The Society has developed and presented a series of seminars under the title of “Mind Over Money Skills,” which includes “Credit Management” and “Personal Money Management” seminars for college students. Investor Education and Homeownership seminars are also presented.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) was formed in 1990 by national, regional, and local organizations to develop and harness the collective energies of community reinvestment organizations from across the country so as to increase the flow of private capital into traditionally underserved communities. NCRC has grown to an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America’s working families.
WOW works nationally and in its home community of the Washington, DC metropolitan area to build pathways to economic security and equality of opportunity for women, families and elders.
The United Planning Organization, the designated community action agency for Washington, DC, was established December 10, 1962 to plan, coordinate, and implement human services programs for low-income residents in the Nation’s Capital. For over 50 years, UPO has been in the forefront of the war on poverty. As the catalyst for economic security and growth for all Washington, DC residents, UPO has laid the groundwork for innovative social service programs such as weatherization and energy conservation services, Head Start, workforce development training and youth development.Today, UPO continues to provide residents with comprehensive resources for early childhood education; youth development; employment and training; family and community services; case management and referrals to other supportive services.
E/BFSC is one of five neighborhood-based Collaboratives in the District of Columbia, which make up the city-wide Healthy Families, Thriving Communities Collaborative network. E/BFSC has been in existence since 1996 when a partnership consisting of residents and neighborhood-based organizations received a planning grant from the D.C. Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA). The planning grant facilitated the development of a community-based collaborative effort to design and implement a neighborhood-based family support system. After a year of planning, E/BFSC opened its first Family Support Center in Brookland Manor in 1997 and began formally serving families. In 2011, E/BFSC expanded its geographic target area and now provides services to all communities in Ward 5 and Ward 6.
The mission of East River Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc. (ERFSC) is to empower families, youth, seniors and communities to become more self-sufficient through integrated and collaborative community based services utilizing evidence based practices that are family focused and person-centered.
We provide direct services to families and help build the capacity of the target communities of Columbia Heights and Shaw, as well as, other neighborhoods across Washington, D.C. Our direct services are bilingual (Spanish/English) and include:
At United Way of the National Capital Area we work to help all members of our community to have a better life. We focus on the building blocks of a good life — a quality education, financial stability for individuals and families, and good health.