join our coalition

Be a part of the Buffalo Niagara community Reinvestment Coalition

join the coalition

our work

As a Coalition of community organizations, the BNCRC advocates for fair and equal access to financial products and services and increased private and public investments in low to moderate income communities, especially communities of color.

your role

With two delegates from each organization, members attend monthly meetings and sit on internal committees focused on brainstorming new ideas and achieving small goals to further our work.

commitment to the cause

Members must be committed to the stated mission of the Coalition and have goals and values that allign with BNCRC. Members will be asked to always affirm and support the Coalition's mission even when not participating in a campaign.

be part of a growing movement

We are looking for passionate organizations dedicated to making a lasting impact on the people of our communities. With 13 member organizations and counting, we hope you consider joining our fight to eliminate inequitable banking practices and the enduring impact of redlining.


Non-Profit Status*

Organization's Composition*
Membership-Based with Annual DuesSelf-Appointed

If Self-Appointed, is your Board Composed of:

Your Organization's Business Purposes*
AdvocacyBusiness Attraction/Economic DevelopmentAcquiring Vacant PropertyHousing Development/Sustainable HousingCommunity SafetyClean and GreenBlight EliminationComplete Streets and Transit SystemsOther

Does your organization have existing philanthropic and/or business relationships with
financial institutions?*

If relationships exist with financial institutions, would you be willing to commit to
campaigns in solidarity with the BNCRC to advocate for improved community reinvestment by
the institution?

Is your organization willing to make a commitment to membership in the BNCRC, should you
be inducted as a member? Such a commitment may include, but is not limited to, attendance
at all meetings, prompt responses - both by phone and by email - to various requests
regarding Coalition activity, and adherence to all Coalition bylaws. Your organization
must be willing to commit two Coalition representatives that have both the ability and the
authority to speak on behalf of your organization and vote on your organization's position
regarding Coalition matters.*

current members