Community Partnerships

Workshops For Your Clients or Staff

Looking for practical, neutral, research- based workshops on financial topics for your clients or your staff? All class topics can be tailored to suit the needs of your group and can be held at your organization.

General topics include financial education basics such as Meeting Financial Goals, Budgeting and Spending Plans, Savings, Credit Reports and Scores. UW-Extension created curriculums such as Encouraging Financial Conversations or planning AHEAD are also available.

Work-n-Wheels Collaboration

We offer required financial education for participants in the Work-n-Wheels auto loan program. The Work-n-Wheels auto loan program is designed to help income eligible families and individuals with assistance in obtaining an affordable and dependable vehicle. If you have poor credit, no credit, or have been denied financing by your Bank or Credit Union, this program may be an option for you.  To sign up for the Work-n-Wheels program, please visit Work-n-Wheels Auto Loan Program.

If you are already a Work-n-Wheels participant, please contact: Clare Dahl at 608-572-3722 or to participate in One-on-One Financial Coaching as part of the program’s process. Currently, the format is a combination of online, self-paced learning modules and one-on-one virtual meetings with an Extension Educator.

Habitat for Humanity

Dane County Educators provide financial education to families that have been approved and are moving toward their goal of home ownership as well as families striving to be accepted into the program.

Porchlight- Veterans Transitional Housing Program

Financial education and coachign is offers to residents living at Porchlight’s 24 Unit Single-Room Occupancy Residence to increase their financial capability.

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