Building Wealth - Keep More Money In Your Pocket

UAC develops collaborative approaches to increasing economic opportunity and financial stability in the Tri-State area. We foster opportunities for economic success by uniting businesses, government, and communities, and by providing financial education.

Learn How You Can:

  • Start a Small Business
  • Get a Loan to Purchase a Home
  • Start Saving Money
  • Find a Job

Community & Economic Development (CED)

CED brings capital to communities by building bridges between low- and moderate- income areas and mainstream financial institutions. CED identifies and develops strategies to solve community and economic development concerns in the region. Activities include affordable home improvement and debt consolidation loans, employer-assisted housing programs, and financial literacy. Learn More >>

Economic Development Projects (EDP)

EDP works in partnership with project developers, owners, construction firms, and universities to help them award contracts to Minority, Women's, and Disabled Business Enterprises, and to successfully employ women and minorities. EDP also prepares community residents for construction jobs in their own neighborhoods and throughout the region. Read More >>

Partners in the Coalition

To provide small business owners and new entrepreneurs with the support and tools they need to thrive: small loans, access to other credit and capital sources, training and technical assistance and, above all, a network of peers, service providers, consultants, and potential customers.


Looking for help? Our goal at the Coalition is to provide you with the best information and resources for learning, earning, working, and living in our community. For more information contact us.
A digital booklet designed to help professionals assist their clients in navigating the mortgage foreclosure process.
A city-funded, employer-assisted housing program.