Below are the national organizations that the NAACP Economic Program partners with in an effort to provide financial services and education to the community. Please call the Financial Freedom Center at (202) 478-6400 if you need the specific contact information for the organization’s representative in your respective state.
The Center for Responsible Lending works to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate abusive financial practices. Learn more.
EPI is a nonpartisan think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on families in the United States. EPI was the first think tank to focus on the economic condition of low- and middle-income Americans and their families. EPI serves as an information resource by sharing economic data, research reports, fact sheets, and policy briefs with the NAACP. Together, both organizations will continue to advocate for economic policy change and provide access to economic and financial resources. Learn more.
The Federal Trade Commission works with the NAACP to provide resources that will enable individuals to empower consumers in the community. Downloadable materials, videos, and other materials are available on the website that can be used to advance financial education and financial literacy programs. Learn more.
NAREB has made an impact on the development of civil rights, fair housing, equal opportunity, and community development legislation. The NAACP and NAREB will collaborate to increase homeownership rates and wealth in African-American communities and coordinate homeownership education programming. Learn more.
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. Learn more.
NeighborWorks offers information to help individuals manage their finances, understand the home buying process, and maintain their home once they have purchased it. Learn more.
NerdWallet provides free educational tools to help understand and manage finances and financial services. Learn more.
NID is a HUD-approved national intermediary of housing counseling and education services. Addressing the long-lasting impact of the foreclosure crisis, the NAACP and NID aim to increase homeownership in African-American communities by providing programming focused on education, supporting homeowners in crisis, and offer affordable products and services. Learn more.