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ABOUT US

"TRANSFORMING FINANCIAL LITERACY INTO A UNIVERSAL RIGHT"

A non-profit 501c3 organization that teaches financial empowerment to members of various communities. As a community leader in service, we have a responsibility to address the inequities of our communities by standing in the gap, as it pertains to the lack of financial education and the digital divide. The focus of The Phe’be Foundation is the family. Through a variety of classes and special programs, we educate, assist and empower our communities in achieving financial literacy

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OUR STORY

HOW IT ALL STARTED FOR US

OUR MOTTO

Where wealth meets wellness and access meets equity.

OUR MISSION

We empower communities through financial education, assistance, and literacy, fostering enduring financial well-being.

Since 2002, The Phe ’be Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization, has been fulfilling its mission “to enhance the financial literacy of the population through assistance in goal setting, goal attainment, and education to sustain the goals that have been established.”

 

Throughout Northeast Ohio’s Region, The Phe ’be Foundation promotes equitable financial literacy among low to moderate-income households by providing a myriad of educational programs and counseling services focused on financial stability.

 

The Phe’be Foundation's client base consists of the bankable and underbanked; the financially savvy and financially inexperienced, and the asset RI versus the asset 

WHO WE WORK WITH

PREVIOUS CLIENTS' DEMOGRAPHIC

AGE RANGE
GROUP

75%

26-55 years old

ANNUAL INCOME

62%

$13,000 - $45,000

RACE
GROUP

70%

African American

GENDER
GROUP

55%

Male predominant

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SERVICE SPECIALTIES

What we Provide for the Community

Explore our variety of programs designed to match your comfort with risk and navigate market ups and downs. Trust our impartial advice tailored to your specific needs. Your path to financial security just got simpler!

We have years of experience helping clients prepare for the unknown while meeting their financial goals regarding:

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Home Ownership

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Debt Reduction

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Foreclosure Prevention

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Wealth Building

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Investment 101

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Education Funding

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Estate Planning

More
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OUR HISTORY

The Story of Phebe's Foundation

It all began with an extraordinary woman fueled by love for her community, determined to make a meaningful impact through her financial expertise. Weaving change with passion and financial prowess, meet our founder...

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Sharron Murphy Williams

Founder / Director

Sharron Murphy-Williams is the founder and executive director of The Phe’be Foundation. She has over 25 years of experience in the credit/debt management and homebuyer education industries. She began her career with Dun & Bradstreet prior to becoming an independent credit counseling specialist.

She has implemented and developed innovative programs that enhance
housing and economic empowerment opportunities, some of which have proven to be models for Cleveland-area banking institutions, curriculums, and agencies.

Murphy-Williams has been featured in Essence Magazine, Ebony, and on BET as well, recognized by Kaleidoscope Magazine, The Plain Dealer, Call & Post, Cleveland Board of Education, The City of Cleveland, and others for the work she has done as it pertains to financial empowerment.

 
In addition to serving as leader of The Phe’be Foundation, Murphy-Williams gives back to her community by serving as a member of several civic and professional organizations including The National Association of Female Executives, Cleveland Metropolitan Schools, Department of Aging, Rotary International, United Black Fund (UBF), Founding Member of Society of Urban Professional (S.O.U.P.) and the Predatory Lending Task Force.

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