Founded in 2008, Community Financial Literacy (CFL) is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Portland, Maine. CFL offers financial services, including financial literacy courses, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching, Individual Development Account (IDA), counseling for higher education, small business support, and partnering with other organizations in the area of workforce development. Our services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and low-income individuals in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, Maine.

Our Programs

CFL offers three financial literacy courses, Basic Money Management in America, Saving to Build Wealth and Microfinance…
Learn more

Donate Now

The mission of Community Financial Literacy is to enhance the lives of refugee and immigrant communities in Maine by teaching them…
Donate

Our Mission

CFL empowers, through education and counseling, members of refugee and immigrant communities to invest in themselves to build…
Learn more

Student’s Testimonials

Testimonials
“This class has changed our behavior towards money, now we’re going to manage wisely our money, and better than before…”
Vistoire Liwanga Bukaka, D.R Congo

2015 CFL Annual Celebration
Event Sponsors

Recent News

More Recent News

CFL Newsletters

Read CFL’s Summer 2015 Newsletter

CFL’s Annual Report 2014

To view Community Financial Literacy’s 2014 Annual Report, click here: 2014 […]

  • Recent Graduates

CFL Celebrates 6 Years!

CFL held its annual event on Wednesday, May 6th, at […]