Paterson has a population of 148,678 and is the largest city in — and the county seat of — Passaic County, New Jersey.  In 2019, the CFE Fund began working with the City of Paterson, currently led by Mayor Andre Sayegh.

Projects in Paterson, NJ

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

Professional, one-on-one, municipally-led, free financial counseling, embedded into government social services.

Financial Empowerment Cities

The Financial Empowerment Cities initiative supports cohorts of local leaders to launch and lead a newly established local Office of Financial Empowerment.