Office of Financial Empowerment
The Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) is a unique private-public partnership housed within the Office of the Treasurer of San Francisco that convenes, innovates and advocates to strengthen the economic security and mobility of all San Franciscans. For more than a decade, under the leadership of Treasurer José Cisneros, the OFE has engaged partners inside and outside City Hall to equip San Franciscans with knowledge, skills and resources to strengthen their financial health and well-being. At the same time, the OFE has leveraged what has worked on the ground to model what is possible for cities across the country.
The OFE designs, pilots and expands programs and policies that help low income families build economic security and mobility. Our programs include: