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A Leading Name in Financial Empowerment Services

A solid understanding of your finances is a critical part of determining your success—whether you're a CEO or a private individual. Here at The Pride Through Empowerment Foundation, Inc., we're committed to helping all populations improve their quality of life. We achieve this with an impressive range of financial coaching and counseling services, including techniques, tools, and curricula that increase the financial acumen of consumers and community-based organizations. Contact us today to learn more about our financial empowerment services.


  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – Money Smart Alliance Member
  • Credit Builders Alliance (CBA)
  • National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)
  • Consumer Action
  • Diversified Resource Network
  • Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE)

Contact us today to take control of your finances.
(234) 260-6978

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An FDIC Money Smart Alliance Member

As a financial training organization, we are proud to be recognized as an FDIC Money Smart Alliance Member. This empowers our organization to deliver renowned adult financial empowerment training to all populations.

A CreditSmart® Provider

The CreditSmart® curriculum—developed by Freddie Mac—is designed to increase consumers' financial understanding by teaching life-long money management skills. Through this program, we teach people how to make sound financial decisions and how to build and maintain credit.

TeleCheck & ChexSystems

We're also known for providing second-chance banking opportunities for consumers using TeleCheck and ChexSystems with participating financial institutions. Reach out to us today for further information about how we can support you.

Mission Statement

The Pride Through Empowerment Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2005. Since our founding, we have been dedicated to our mission: to improve the quality of life in our communities through advocacy, education, and the empowerment of families and individuals. We strive to create viable partnerships and initiatives with people and community organizations to facilitate community building.

Our intent is to promote the self-sufficiency and empowerment of all individuals, families, older adults, budding entrepreneurs, and underserved populations in the basic areas of financial management skills, financial empowerment education, and business development. We aim to assist all populations in becoming stakeholders through homeownership for the betterment of the wider community.

Business Meeting


(234) 260-6978

(330) 777-0039

Hours of Operation
By Appointment Only


333 S Main Street #510
Akron, OH 44308

Service Area
Serving the following Ohio Counties: Cuyahoga County, Medina County, Summit County, Stark County, & Portage County, and other Ohio Counties upon request.