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 Free Tax Preparation
  • 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. Read 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 increase the economic viability of Philadelphia’s residents so that they can plan for stable, secure futures and can participate fully in civic and community life. We work towards a fair marketplace for financial goods and services and the ability of the people we serve to operate independently in that marketplace.
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.

News

February 25, 2015
How do you thread the needle of getting homebuyers with less-than-perfect credit who have critical home repair needs through the maze of ever-changing underwriting criteria in the post-recession era...
February 17, 2015
On February 13, 2015, UAC Program Partner Campaign for Working Families (CWF) was featured on Philadelphia Generocity for helping Philadelphia's low-income residents get their taxes done for free....
February 10, 2015
On Saturday, January 31, 2015, UAC Communications Intern Angelica Whetstone filed her taxes for free with UAC Program Partner, Campaign for Working Families (CWF). As a work-study student at Peirce...

Resources

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.