Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund is an advocacy group which supports greater regulation of the financial and banking industries. It is a sister organization to the left-leaning Americans for Financial Reform and the 501(c)(4) group Americans for Financial Reform Activism Fund.  It was formed as a separate nonprofit in February 2018.
The Fund supports the mission of Americans for Financial Reform, which was created after the 2007-2008 financial crash and supported the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under the Dodd-Frank Act. Like its sister group, the Fund aims to change the financial and banking industries through greater regulatory oversight, executive compensation reform, greater industry transparency, and reduced political influence.
It regularly writes letters to regulators and elected officials on financial industry-related matters, issues reports on industry goings-on, and holds events to advocate for its positions.   Like Americans for Financial Reform, with which it regularly partners for its work, it has associations with elected Democrats; the keynote speaker at a March 2019 Capitol Hill event co-hosted by the Fund was U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR).
The Fund’s 200-plus coalition partners consist of left-leaning state and national groups. Examples of partners include the AFL-CIO, dozens of state-level Public Interest Network “PIRG” advocacy groups, and the think tank Demos. This is the same coalition which Americans for Financial Reform lists on its website.
Americans for Financial Reform and the Activism Fund are projects of the Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, respectively. The IRS gave Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund independent nonprofit status in 2018 (effective backward to August 7, 2017). In 2018, the left-leaning Arca Foundation provided $125,000 directly to the Education Fund.