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Building a Better Financial Future for People with Disabilities & Their Families

We are the first national nonprofit committed exclusively to financial education & empowerment for people with disabilities.

Financial Inclusion for All

The disability community is diverse. National Disability Institute is committed to being intentionally inclusive of race, ethnicity and disability in our research, programs & partnerships.

Our Impact

Our work improves economic outcomes for people with disabilities every day.

For over 18 years, National Disability Institute has worked with diverse partners in the disability community and public and private sectors to improve financial decision-making and opportunities for people with disabilities.

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$1 Billion

in savings in ABLE accounts representing 100,000 new savers with disabilities

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$82.2 Million

earned in income by participants in NDI's American Dream Employment Network

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$23.4 Million

saved from the SSA Trust Fund due to people with disabilities reentering the workforce

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19% Reduction

in the unbanked rate for people with disabilities nationwide, from 18.1 to 14.8 percent

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Our Work

Equity & Inclusion

Research & Reports

Financial Tools


Projects with measurable impact

Small Business
Small Business
Finanial Resilience
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American Dream Employment Network (ADEN)

If you are receiving Social Security disability benefits and exploring return to the workforce, learn more about ADEN and Ticket to Work!

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Small Business Development

NDI's Small Business Hub helps entrepreneurs and small business owners with disabilities in the greater DC area.

NDI Financial Resilience Center

Building Financial Resilience During Difficult Times

NDI's Financial Resilience Center provides resources and assistance to help people navigate financially through difficult times, like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ABLE National Resource Center
American Dream Employment Network
Center for Disability Inclusive Community Development
NDI's Small Business Hub
Inclusive Employment Solutions
Free Financial Wellness Tools

These financial wellness handouts and quick reference guides can be used to help individuals, families, financial institutions and community partners improve the financial future of people with disabilities.

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NDI is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

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