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 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.
in savings in ABLE accounts representing 100,000 new savers with disabilities
earned in income by participants in NDI's American Dream Employment Network
saved from the SSA Trust Fund due to people with disabilities reentering the workforce
in the unbanked rate for people with disabilities nationwide, from 18.1 to 14.8 percent
Projects with measurable impact
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!
Small Business Development
NDI's Small Business Hub helps entrepreneurs and small business owners with disabilities in the greater DC area.
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.
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.
But we can’t do this work without you!
NDI is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.