About NCEF

The NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF) was formed in 2005 by NAPFA members as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the purpose to serve consumers and advisors by supporting and advocating education in matters of personal finance.

Mission: To empower consumers to achieve positive financial outcomes by supporting fee-only financial advisors in providing objective financial guidance on a pro-bono basis.

Vision: Changing lives through pro-bono financial advice.

NCEF fulfills its Mission with the following PROGRAMS:

  • Money Smart Week —National Champion since 2018 advising consumers.
  • Building Homes for Heroes—Exclusive CFP® partner advising disabled veterans.
  • The One Hour Challenge—NCEF promotion to encourage NAPFA members to give pro-bono advice.
  • Future Program Development—Possible programs to support young adults, elderly, disabled, women and families with terminal illness.

NAPFA Members can give back and help those less fortunate via the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF). Our impact is great when we share our skills pro-bono with people who otherwise would not have access to our expertise.

Consider Volunteering your financial planning expertise or making a donation to support NCEF programs. All contributions to the NCEF are tax-deductible and are spent on the operations and programming of the organization.

Employer ID Number: 20-2025908


NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation
8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 700N
Chicago, IL 60631
(847) 483–5400 ext. 106