ADVOCACY:
NCRC advocates for you and with you to develop public policy solutions
informed by practitioners that promote co...
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition is an association of more than
600 community-based organizations that promot...
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National Community Reinvestment Coalition NCRC Member Benefits

National Community Reinvestment Coalition NCRC Member Benefits
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. ADVOCACY: NCRC advocates for you and with you to develop public policy solutions informed by practitioners that promote community wealth building. • NCRC policy experts provide executive testimony on Capitol Hill and regularly advocate to elected officials and regulators to protect and create opportunities for low- and moderate-income communities. • NCRC connects you to the federal decision-makers who impact your community. • NCRC members receive guidance in advocating effectively at a national level through monthly legislative & regulatory conference calls, webinar trainings, toolkits and timely fact sheets on new advocacy opportunities. ANALYSIS: NCRC delivers critical insights to support your organization’s mission. • CRA Action Alert: This quarterly publication contains nationwide information on bank activities, that you can be involved with, including bank CRA examinations, mergers, acquisitions and branch closures. This is the most comprehensive single listing of these actions in the country. • Data drives the movement for economic justice! NCRC members get access to free customized analysis of localized bank and lending activities. This type of analysis ordinarily would cost thousands of dollars, but is free with your membership. • NCRC members receive updates on NCRC’s original research and publications on developing trends, public policy propositions, regulatory reform, and more. NCRC staff applies their expertise to producing and contributing to thought leadership on issues such as: civil rights, financial regulation, community development, workforce development, small, minority, and women’s business development, community reinvestment housing policy and economic security for older adults. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: NCRC connects you to potential funding sources for your organization. • NCRC members receive strategic support in building productive partnerships with financial institutions. • NCRC is an approved U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development National Housing Counseling Intermediary. We invite you to connect with our Housing Counseling Network staff about ways to partner with NCRC. MemberBenefits 727 15th Street, N.W., Suite 900 • Washington, D.C. 20005 www.ncrc.org • Phone: 202-628-8866 • Fax: 202-628-9800 National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • 2. The National Community Reinvestment Coalition is an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America’s working families. Our members include community reinvestment organizations, community development corporations, local and state government agencies, faith-based institutions, community organizing and civil rights groups, minority and women-owned business associations, local and social service providers from across the nation. Members receive extensive in-kind training and technical assistance, as well as the opportunity to receive support for counseling activities through requests for proposals. • GrantStation: NCRC members receive this weekly newsletter (valued at $150) filled with the latest national and regional grant opportunities, as well as upcoming federal deadlines that will assist the serious grant seeker. TRAINING: NCRC provides the knowledge and skills you need to increase your organization’s capacity. • NCRC members receive strategic support in empowering your community to engage financial institutions to provide more equitable access to capital and credit. • NCRC provides members with regional and distance-learning trainings for fair housing testers, housing counselors, and other direct service professionals. • NCRC provides customized technical assistance to take your housing counseling, small business development, or fair housing programs to the next level. • NCRC members receive a $200+ discount on registration for NCRC’s annual conference. Conference attendees learn about successful strategies used in other communities, hear how non-traditional solutions can address existing and emerging concerns, and exchange ideas with colleagues from across the country. • NCRC members receive a free subscription to Shelterforce magazine (valued at $30) and NCRC newsletters with timely articles featuring innovative reinvestment strategies. REGIONAL ORGANIZERS: NCRC’s Membership and Organizing Department serves as your liaison and provides consistent two-way communication and expertise in all of NCRC’s informational, legislative and organizing campaigns.  • Your regional organizer is your first point of contact for all your community reinvestment questions. • NCRC members receive strategic support on ways to engage financial institutions to benefit your community. • Your regional organizer provides insight and context on NCRC’s legislative and regulatory priorities. • Your regional organizer supports your efforts to build local coalitions that work together to promote reinvestment in your area. • Regional organizers connect you to useful and likeminded contacts across the country.

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