Who We Are
NALCAB-National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and represents and serves a geographically and ethnically diverse group of nonprofit community and economic development organizations that are anchor institutions in our nation's Latino communities. They are affordable housing developers, micro-lenders, economic development corporations and consumer counseling agencies.
Our membership includes over 90 organizations in 32 states and the District of Columbia. Our members are asset building experts implementing responsible, market-based strategies that create jobs, develop neighborhood assets and build family wealth.
What We Do
SUPPORT OUR MEMBERS. NALCAB helps members secure grants and investment capital. NALCAB provides training and technical assistance services to advance the organizational development of our members and improve the effectiveness of their programs and projects. NALCAB coordinates consortia and peer to peer learning to increase impact and investment.
CREATE A NATIONAL FORUM. NALCAB hosts national conferences and regional events to provide a space where asset building practitioners have the opportunity to network, to contextualize their local work, and engage with industry experts, public policy makers and funders. NALCAB maintains a national network and informs stakeholders through a variety of communication mediums to include its series on best practices in Latino asset building publications.
INVEST IN LEADERSHIP. NALCAB provides professional training and development opportunities to our member organizations. NALCAB also supports a national fellowship program, NALCAB Colegio: A Fellowship for Leaders in Community and Economic Development. This program trains and prepares the next generation of leaders for nonprofit community and economic development organizations.
Fulfilling Our Mission
NALCAB's mission is to build financial and real estate assets as well as human and technology resources in Latino families, communities, and organizations.