Greenfield Institute offers substantive state-of-the-art training and technical assistance both on-site and online via webinars. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive training program that meets the needs of organizations committed to increasing access to credit in communities. We do so by increasing the knowledge and skills of organizations seeking to expand their services.
Our extensive curriculum ranges from courses on The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), fair lending laws, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Homeownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), the newest in mortgage loans, challenges to unfair lending policies, and effective coalition building. NCRC's seeks to "train the trainers" and expand the availability and reach of information on current developments in community reinvestment.
Our training academy educates and empowers communities by:
- Providing the following comprehensive training programs which meet the needs of organizations working to increase access to credit in their communities;
- Help build community capacity to help serve under served neighborhoods with more opportunities and fair access to housing, credit and financial services;
- Increase the level of knowledge and skill to organizations seeking to expand their services; and
- Assist in building collaborations between community organizations, government agencies, faith-based organizations and financial institutions.