Our mission is to bridge the CDFI industry and the disability community, to ensure that CDFIs can respond effectively to address the needs of individuals with disabilities, and to offer technical assistance and support to CDFIs developing financing products and services.
Pam Porter, Executive Director
Towner French, Cozen O’Connor
Andrew Porter, Operations
Board of Directors
Angela Dowell, Chicago Community Loan Fund
Carla Mannings, City First Broadway Bank, Board Treasurer
Charles D. Hammerman, Disability Opportunity Fund, Board Chair
Cheryl Cherry, CornerSquare Community Capital
Danny Housley, Shepherd Center
Emerson Sekins, Northwest Access Fund
Lisa Williams, IFF, Board Secretary
Susan Tachau, Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation, Board Vice Chair
Jack Brummel, Northwest Access Fund
The National Disability Finance Coalition (NDFC) is the only national organization in the United States promoting the socially impactful work of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) serving communities with disabilities.
Launched in 2015 and incorporated in 2017, NDFC operates as a 501c3 membership network of CDFIs, financial institutions, disability service providers and advocacy organizations, and individuals with disabilities addressing the unique set of challenges faced by people with disabilities and their families.