Grow Your Income,
Build a Better Tomorrow


Metro United Way teamed up with the JPMorgan Chase to provide FREE financial coaching, technology training, student success mentoring, and other resources. This initiative is specifically designed for residents of the Portland, Russell, Phoenix Hill, Smoketown, Shelby Park, and South Central Louisville neighborhoods. This partnership is focused on helping you and your family improve your income and create financial security.

Priority Zipcodes: 40202, 40203, 40208, 40209, 40210, 40211, 40212, 40214, 40215, 40216, 40218.

Wondering whether this program is for you?

Are you interested in:

  • Learning the skills to get a job in the growing technology field?
  • Increasing your income?
  • Increasing your savings?
  • Learning about increasing your credit score?
  • Learning how to pay off debt?
  • Planning for college?

By participating, you’re able to access these FREE resources:

  • Job training, with a focus on technology positions
  • Financial coaching
  • Financial education
  • College mentoring
  • Student success mentoring
  • Assessments for a variety of other supportive services

AdvancingCities helped Zaria realize her potential

Zaria Miller got involved in the program her senior year of high school, with student success mentorship and college preparation through Evolve502. The access to community resources since Zaria joined, helped her realize her aspirations and now she’s thriving as a freshman at Kentucky State University.

AdvancingCities in Action!

For more information and to get started, please reach out to any of our partners listed below:

Technology Training


Tech Louisville


Financial Coaching

Catholic Charities

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky


Student Success Mentoring



Outreach Partners

One West

Russell: A Place of Promise

Program Partners

About The JP Morgan Chase Advancing Cities Grant

Through substantial investment from JP Morgan Chase, we have coordinated a group of partners to promote economic mobility by meeting the needs of vulnerable populations residing in challenged neighborhoods to strengthen Louisville’s competitiveness. This includes an expansion of Metro United Way’s strength-based financial coaching network, and promoting the awareness of and access to in-demand career pathways, especially in the technology field.


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