YWCA Greater Cleveland

$70,668

A Place 4 Me, Financial Literacy

Opportunity Passport is a financial literacy program that provides young people who have been in the foster care system with financial literacy training, a seeded bank account and the ability to match their savings to purchase assets. Young people work with trusted adults in our community to build savings and match their savings for pre-approved purchases such as cars, books for school and initial housing-related costs to help achieve their goals.


US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants

$40,809

Refugee Financial Literacy Program

Provides culturally and linguistically appropriate financial literacy support to refugees and immigrants. Clients will gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to become financially literate, establish positive banking relationships and build long term savings skills.


University Settlement

$31,566

Financial Stability Program

Assists older adults in Broadway Slavic Village to address the financial barriers they face in order to meet their day-to-day needs and establish a matched saving plan for asset acquisition that can support their journey towards financial stability.


Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland

$86,861

Homeownership Center

Help families in the Greater Cleveland area who wish to acquire the knowledge, skills, tools and mindset to become financially stable and prepare them to sustainably purchase, maintain and preserve home ownership.


Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

$117,051

Financial Stability through Legal Aid

Provides legal assistance to low-income clients in legal matters that impact financial security. From accessing the safety net, to removing barriers to employment, to employment and tax-related issues, to supporting consumers as they build their household assets — Legal Aid will protect clients along a continuum as they improve their financial stability and increase assets.


Enterprise Community Partners

$106,399

Cuyahoga EITC Coalition

Ensures that low- and moderate-income workers have access to tax preparation free of charge, without risk of being subject to predatory lending practices. It specifically focuses on reaching families and individuals eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Building upon the value that these types of credits can mean to an individual or family, the Coalition is equally committed making one-on-one financial counseling and other asset-building programs readily available.


CHN Housing Partners

$100,862

Financial Empowerment through Long-term Engagement

The Family Success program helps families improve financial outcomes including decreasing derogatory debt, improving credit scores, accessing mainstream financial products and services with the ultimate goal of helping families achieve affordable, sustainable home ownership and a lasting asset for themselves and future generations.


Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

$76,626

Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People

Provides financial education workshops, financial coaching/counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling and other financial services intended to increase the financial stability of the growing senior population (aged 55+) enabling them to age in place with a more secure financial future.


Asian Services in Action Inc.

$39,466

Financial Capability Program

Helps low-income immigrants and refugees learn to navigate the US financial system, cultivate healthy financial habits, establish a positive credit history, and build assets. Program provides in-language financial education, one-on-one financial coaching and credit counseling; peer lending circles; and homebuyer’s education and assistance.