From the Blog
March 29, 2017 | Why Being Low-Income Isn’t ONLY About Low Income
Last week I attended the Summit on Inequality & Opportunity in Washington, DC,...
September 9, 2016 | Now Accepting Open Inquiries for Funding: Pathways to Financial Inclusion Initiative
Does your organization work on helping people build the know how to control their...
August 17, 2016 | Secretary of the Treasury Lew Visits NWAF to Discuss Financial Inclusion
August 8 was a special day for the Foundation and its grantees working on financial...
May 10, 2016 | Banking the Unbanked in a FAIR Way: Learn How from the New Prepare + Prosper Profile
There are some outstanding alternatives to predatory lenders that can open doors to a...
February 1, 2016 | How Access to a Car Can Drive Cross-Party Collaboration: Minnesota Asset Building Coalition (MABC) (Financial Capability Policy Blog Series)
Transportation can be a huge barrier to gaining a job and developing the financial...
Prepare + Prosper (P+P) launches FAIR — “Financial Access in Reach,” an innovative and far-reaching new program for underbanked individuals and families.
Minnesota Asset Building Coalition is one of eight asset-building groups working as a cohort to improve financial capability policies at state and tribal levels.
Tools & Info
A report from the First Nations Development Institute that provides the most comprehensive listing of financial capability programs serving Native communities in NWAF’s region.
A research report from the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) that makes the case for addressing challenges regarding access to banking and other financial services for communities of color.
A dynamic tool that provides data about household financial security and policy solutions by state and through customizable reports.