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National Disability

Finance Coalition

Bridging the CDFI and Disability Communities

What We Do


INITIATIVES

We foster strategic partnerships, identify best practices, and provide education and training to members.

EXPERTISE

We build the capacity of CDFIs through technical assistance, webinars, practical tools and guides, and customized consulting services.

ADVOCACY

We work with government agencies, regulators, and lawmakers for policies and programs that promote the financial inclusion of people with disabilities.

Why We Are Needed

Financial Impact of Having A Disability


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More than one quarter of Americans with a disability live in poverty

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Half of people with disabilities have annual household incomes of $35,000 or less.

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People with disabilities are nearly three times more likely to have extreme difficulty paying bills.

$2,000

People with disabilities are more likely to report that they could not come up with $2,000 in an emergency.