Financial LADDER



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2016 Fall Convening 

2016 Photo Voice projectThank you to all that attended the Workforce Development and Financial Empowerment: Employer Engagement 2016 Fall Convening on October 14, 2016. To view the Financial Empowerment Employer Engagement 2016 Fall Convening Slides click here. To view 2016 Fall Convening Photos click here


2016 Employee Photo Voice Project 
2015 Photo Voice Project 






Office for the Blind Financial Empowerment




Through a partnership with the National Disability Institute (NDI),  Bank On Louisville is serving as a key national organizational partner to the NDI LEAD Center in collaboration with Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services and several local partner agencies. The purpose of this collaborative is to identify opportunities for universally designed services and supports that advance financial capability related to employment goals and to improve positive financial behavior for individuals with disabilities, particularly those who use the workforce system.




Disabilities & Employment Workbook

The University Of Kentucky is offering a free online course for Disabilities & Employment Workbook. To access the free online interactive course, you will need to register first:

You can return to the course at any time by going to and clicking on My Account, logging in, and then click on My Courses. 


Financial Toolkits

Financial Toolkit for Clients                                                Financial Toolkit for Staff


On September 18, 2015 Collaborative member organizations and their employees convened with representatives from NDI and FDIC to hear how Louisville's local workforce development, accessibility, and financial empowerment efforts align with national efforts.

The second part of the convening helped the collaborative create a blueprint for priority action steps as they move into the new year. To learn about the National efforts and see where the Louisville Collaborative is heading, view the convening presentation hereThe full Summit program is available Here.



Our work with NDI has been recognized locally and nationally. Check out mentions of our work in the media! 

Lead Center "Building Credit and Community" April 26th, 2018 

Presented at the [email protected] Economic Advancement and Financial Inclusion Summit, Washington, DC, July 22, 2015

Lead Center: "Creating Economic Possibilities for Louisvillians" 

Louisville Recognized as National Leader in Addressing Financial Needs of Families

National League of Cities: "City Financial Inclusion Efforts: A National Overview"

LEAD Participates in Louisville Financial Empowerment Summit

Bank On CultureCollaborative Members

Center For Accessible Living

Goodwill Industries

Jewish Family & Career Services


Kentucky Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Kentucky Office for the Blind

Kentucky Office of Employment & Training

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehab

Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services

Office for Aging and Disabled Citizen

Options Unlimited


Zoom Group