Grants Database

New Economy Project
Amount Awarded:
Project Title:
Promoting a Community Equity Agenda for NYS
Consumer Financial Education Fund, 2019
Project Description:

New Economy Project is at the forefront of consumer financial justice education and advocacy in New York. Funding supports promotion of a Community Equity Agenda in New York State – a concrete plan for expanding access to fair and equitable banking services in low-income and immigrant neighborhoods and communities of color. Core activities of this project include coalition-building and policy advocacy, training for legislators and regulators, legal advocacy, and storytelling. This project represents an important shift in how organizations address financial justice advocacy in New York State, shifting the focus squarely to advancing solutions that build community wealth.