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Effective May 31, 2020 mpowered is closed. We are grateful for the community‚Äôs support in our work to empower people to transform their financial futures and encourage you to continue working towards Financial Security for all.   If you are interested in scheduling a no-cost financial coaching appointment, please contact the Denver Financial Empowerment Center at 720.944.2498 or

Our Partners

Mpowered has developed strong relationships with a variety of partners in Colorado. You can become an mpowered partner by: 

  • Referring individuals and families to mpowered for financial counseling,
  • Inviting mpowered to present financial education workshops to their clients and/or staff,
  • Partnering with mpowered on local initiatives to promote financial literacy.

Thank you to our wonderful partners listed below:

  • ACCION New Mexico-Arizona-Colorado

    Mission: ACCION New Mexico • Arizona • Colorado is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that increases access to business credit, makes loans and provides training, which enable emerging entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change.

  • 1st Mortgages

     1st Mortgages offers access to a full range of mortgage products with safety, security and the highest service levels in the industry.  We provide honest mortgage advice, with integrity, in an effort to build long lasting partnerships with our borrowers, builders, lenders and credit union partners.  

  • Bellco

    Bellco is one of Colorado’s largest financial institutions, with more than $2.4 billion in assets and 21 branches in Colorado. Founded in 1936, Bellco offers a full range of financial products and services including mortgages, auto loans and checking accounts. Today, Bellco has more than 227,000 customers who benefit from the advantages of a credit union, including lower interest rates on loans, higher yields on savings and access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. Bellco actively supports the community by donating funds and employee volunteer hours to many Denver-area and Grand Junction organizations. “Like” Bellco on Facebook or “follow” @Bellco_CU on Twitter. Bellco is federally insured by NCUA and an Equal Housing Lender.

  • Bank on Denver

    Bank on Denver connects unbanked and underbanked Denver residents to local banks and credit unions to ensure that residents have access to products and services that allow them to maximize opportunities for building assets and improving financial stability.

  • Brothers Redevelopment

    Established in 1971, Brothers Redevelopment provides housing and housing-related services to the region's low-income, elderly and disabled residents.

  • Center for Work Education and Employment

    CWEE's individualized job training, placement, and retention program has given Denver metro area low-income single families the skills and competencies to raise their confidence, improve their earning potential, and move their families off welfare towards economic self-sufficiency.

  • CollegeInvest

    CollegeInvest's mission is to address the challenges Coloradans face regarding both the affordability of and access to higher education. CollegeInvest was created by the State of Colorado in 1979 and is a division of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. As Colorado's leading education financing resource we provide expert information, simple financial planning tools, scholarships and tax advantaged 529 college savings plans to take education dollars as far as they can go.

  • Colorado Enterprise Fund

    Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is the state’s top nonprofit lending institution and a respected alternative lending source specializing in loans for small businesses and start-ups unable to receive traditional bank financing. For almost 40 years, in partnership with banks, foundations, government agencies and industry leaders, CEF has provided more than $34 million in loans to over 1400 businesses to help create or retain over 8700 jobs in Colorado.


  • Colorado Lending Source

    Colorado Lending Source is Colorado's trusted not-for-profit resource for small business lending. Over our 24 year history, the partnerships we've developed with local lenders and government agencies have resulted in the growth of 3,120 small businesses, the creation and retention of over 22,500 jobs and an injection of more than $3.1 billion into the state's economy.

  • Consumers United Association

    Consumers United Association (CUA) is a nonprofit association with a mission to improve the financial lives of consumers through education and advocacy.  

  • Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation

    Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation (CHAC) was founded in 1982, focusing on homeownership. Since the beginning, CHAC has helped 7,500 first-time home buyers with down payment and closing costs and nearly 1,000 families save their homes from foreclosure. 

  • Denver Asset Building Coalition

    The mission of the Denver Asset Building Coalition (DABC) is to provide free tax preparation, financial education, and financial services through accessible sites in Denver to help the underserved build for the future and become economically stable.

  • Denver Community Credit Union

    Denver Community Credit Union’s mission is to make a difference in members’ lives by providing financial opportunity.  Denver Community Credit Union is a local, not-for-profit financial cooperative that has served the community since 1934.  Anyone who lives or works in Adams, Arapahoe and Denver Counties can be a member.  Family members can join too!.

  • Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships

     The Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships (DOSP) was created in January 2004 by the City of Denver to serve as a liaison between local government and the nonprofit sector.  DOSP serves as a catalyst to leverage the best of Denver’s public and nonprofit sectors to engage in innovative and collaborative work. 

  • Financial Equity Coalition

    The Financial Equity Coalition exists to rebalance a financial system that has favored irresponsible corporations and powerful special interests over hardworking Coloradans. They work to find policy solutions to promote consumer rights, financial equity, and responsible lending. Follow the FEC on Facebook and Twitter to learn more. 


  • Financial Planning Association of Colorado

    The Financial Planning Association is committed to helping Americans achieve their goals and dreams by bringing financial expertise and resources to communities nationwide. Find answers to your financial questions through our vast network of resources. Get started today by visiting

  • Foreclosure Hotline

    The mission of the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline is to connect troubled homeowners with free HUD-approved housing counseling to provide basic homeownership education and explore opportunities for that homeowner facing foreclosure.

  • Governor's Commission on Community Service

    The Governor's Commission on Community Service serves as a catalyst for the promotion and expansion of community service and volunteerism to all Colorado residents as an effective means to address civic and social issues and improve the overall well being of communities throughout the state. Additionally, the Commission administers the AmeriCorps*State program and supports all National Service Programs operating in Colorado.

  • Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

    Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver works in partnership with God and people from all walks of life to build decent, affordable homes in which people can live and grow into all that God intends.

  • Mi Casa Resource Center

    Since 1976, Mi Casa Resource Center has been committed to its mission of advancing the economic success of Latino families.

  • Operation Hope

    Operation HOPE seeks to make the development and “privatization of inner-city and under-served communities” a top priority; serving as a bridge and facilitator between mainstream and minority communities. The mission of HOPE is empowerment.

  • Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation

    Our nonprofit offers financial assistance for Colorado residents in active cancer treatment who are experiencing dire financial circumstances and are unable to meet their basic needs. Ray of Hope grant funds are unrestricted and may be used by the grantee for their most pressing needs, at their discretion.

  • Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute

    Mission: Through learning, lending, and coaching, RMMFI grows community entrepreneurs who build businesses to advance along the pathway to self-sufficiency and self-worth.

  • SmallBizLending.Org is a collaborative project of public, private and nonprofit lending institutions. was created to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners in Colorado with the information and resources to successfully apply for a business loan, access a line of credit, pursue micro-lending solutions or find other financing options.

  • Sooper Credit Union

    Sooper Credit Union’s mission is to provide Sooper Credit Union members with quality financial services.

  • Space Age Federal Credit Union

    Space Age Federal Credit Union is a full service financial institution that has been serving our membership since 1952.  At Space Age, we make taking care of your finances as quick, easy and convenient as possible.  Our products and services are continually being updated to reflect our members needs as we envision the future.  Whether it's savings, checking, loans or a special product, Space Age provides efficient service with a personal touch.

  • University of Denver

    Our mission is to educate, engage, and equip the campus community to accomplish tangible, public work that improves the lives of people in our communities.

  • WorkLife Partnership

    WorkLife’s mission it to partner with private employers, government, and non-profits to help employers increase their retention and productivity, and help employees progress on the path to self-sufficiency. WorkLife leverages the best resources to provide education and assistance to employees to help create sustainable futures for better work and better lives.