We are proud to collaborate with the following organizations and professionals in the real estate and banking sector. Contact us ( to discuss opportunities for partnership.

One City Schools

We are partnered with One City Schools to reach and directly serve our target audience: Black and Brown families in the Greater Madison area. A vast majority of enrolled families at One City Schools are people of color. Read more about our partnership.

Forward Community Investments

The down payment fund is fiscally sponsored by Forward Community Investments, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Madison. Contributions are tax deductible and donors receive a tax-compliant receipt for every gift. Read more about our partnership.

Realtor Ambassadors

Professionals ready to address systemic racism in the real estate industry can commit to be an ambassador for the OWN IT program. Real Estate Ambassadors contribute a percentage or a portion of each earned commission from their closings to the down payment fund. Review our education materials for professionals and learn more about the Ambassador Program.

Participating Brokers

Participating Brokers have agreed to help their agents make regular contributions to the down payment fund. All brokers committed to social justice are encouraged to learn more about our Ambassador Program and opportunities to decrease the homeownership and wealth gaps.