FEC Public is Growing

The CFE Fund is providing multiple avenues of grant support, technical assistance, and a vibrant national learning community to grow this movement in up to 50 cities and counties. Apply now to bring the Financial Empowerment Center model to your local government!

Learn more about the movement in this Next City article.

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Our Impact

98,000+

residents across the country have received FEC services

224,464

counseling sessions across all FEC partners

$137M

in debt reduced among FEC clients

$19M

in savings built by FEC clients

“My counselor helped me understand things I didn’t know as much about like retirement savings or a Roth IRA. Now, I’m making sure that when I’m older I won’t be surprised or scrambling to make ends meet when I retire.”FeliciaAkron FEC Client
“The rewarding part is when they come to me and say ‘I have reached my financial goals, and I am in a better situation.’”SoniaLansing FEC Counselor
“We actually have money in a savings account now so if there are any issues, we’re able to go into that instead of having to borrow money or take out a pay day loan.”Amy and HarryAkron FEC Clients
“I can already see my way out of the tunnel. If I continue to work hard, not only will I get out, I’ll also become empowered to accomplish goals that were dreams in the past.” EmilioNashville FEC Client
“I was running on a budget, a ramen noodle budget. I wanted to figure out some kind of way to save and use the money I had wisely.”LeonteAkron FEC Client
“I always tell people, ‘It’s a hard thing to even decide to come to financial counseling, coming here was a huge first step in the right direction.’”DeborahSan Antonio FEC Counselor

Where We Work

The CFE Fund is bringing the Financial Empowerment Center initiative to waves of local governments across the map.

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