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.
Wells Fargo is the primary partner for the Financial Freedom Campaign. Wells Fargo provides free financial education resources for young people and adults that is necessary for financial success.
Bank of America
Bank of America’s Community Development program provides financial resources and expertise to help communities achieve their full potential as desirable places for people to live, work and raise families.
Center for Responsible Lending
The Center for Responsible Lending works to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate abusive financial practices.
Federal Trade Commission
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.
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
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.
NeighborWorks offers information to help individuals manage their finances, understand the homebuying process and maintain their home once they have purchased it.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
As the nation’s largest financial counseling organization, NFCC provides credit counseling, housing counseling, bankruptcy counseling & education, and financial education in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
The NAACP is partnered with Dunkin’ Brands to strengthen Dunkin’ Brands franchise ownership in communities of color. Through this partnership, Dunkin’ Brands and the NAACP will collaborate to offer people of color in-depth franchising education and training as well as assistance in overcoming the financial challenges related to becoming a franchise owner. This initiative is a part of Dunkin’ Brands’ ongoing efforts to provide resources to help qualified franchisee candidates overcome barriers associated with financing, including providing guidance on business plan development, facilitating access to capital, and forging relationships with local community lenders.