Bridging the CDFI and Disability Communities
What We Do
We foster strategic partnerships, identify best practices, and provide education and training to members.
We build the capacity of CDFIs through technical assistance, webinars, practical tools and guides, and customized consulting services.
We work with government agencies, regulators, and lawmakers for policies and programs that promote the financial inclusion of people with disabilities.
Financial Impact of Having A Disability
More than one quarter of Americans with a disability live in poverty
Half of people with disabilities have annual household incomes of $35,000 or less.
People with disabilities are nearly three times more likely to have extreme difficulty paying bills.
People with disabilities are more likely to report that they could not come up with $2,000 in an emergency.