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Become an NFCC Member Agency

Expand your agency offering and counseling success

Become an NFCC Member

Your Mission Is Our Mission

At the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, your success is equally ours. Coming together and building a more robust network allows us to increase our impact and our ability to stand out in a saturated market. NFCC is considered the gold standard in the financial counseling sector as a brand that supports consumers, agencies, and the industry.

Consistent
Results

Over a decade securing exclusive philanthropic grant pass-through funding, that provides on average a 200% ROI.

Experienced Creditor Support

Access to engage creditors supported by a dedicated team of credit industry experts, to help you optimize revenue opportunities and operational connections.

Innovation and Research

An array of unique, innovative programs and industry research that allows agencies to improve efficiencies and prove their excellence to the broader world.

Increase in Consumer Support

Comprehensive blend of advocacy, public relations and marketing. Which means more direct pathways to connect with consumers. Gain access to national digital, online, and toll-free member agency locators.

Meaningful Advocacy

We work with the top 20 creditors and federal regulators to effect industry change that benefits all members. Our Board of Trustees and Advisory Councils are comprised of high-level executives representing major creditors.

Program
Support

Expand your counseling offerings with support for housing, student loan repayment counseling, small business owner financial counseling, and more.

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Impact That Empowers

The NFCC and its member agencies are at the forefront of a national movement. With 1,215 NFCC credit counselors trained and certified, and over 1 million clients served each year, we have been able to effectively help individuals across the nation take charge of their financial futures.

Whether a client comes to us for credit card debt, student loan debt, a home purchase, or overall money management—we guide them to their end goal.

Partner Up With the NFCC and Apply for Membership

Application Qualification Requirements

Must be an accredited nonprofit financial counseling organization that meets the following requirements.

  • Operate as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Be duly qualified and existing under the laws of the District of Columbia, or any states or territory of the USA.
  • Provide financial counseling services and act in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Contact your state government for requirements.
  • Maintain accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA) or ISO 9001 certification through Bureau Veritas.
  • Comply with the NFCC’s Member Quality Standards.