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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Economic Development, International, International Development, International Economic Development, Microfinance

Mission: Jubilee USA Network is an alliance of more than 75 U.S. organizations, 250 faith communities and 50 Jubilee global partners working to build an economy that serves, protects and promotes participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA Network’s core advocacy efforts build the political support needed to influence Congress, the Administration, G20 nations, international financial institutions and the United Nations to promote poverty reduction and move solutions to the international debt crisis. Our advocacy promotes responsible lending and borrowing, increasing debt relief for poor countries, curbing tax havens, moving forward an international debt resolution process, pushing reforms in international financial institutions and protecting poor people from vulture funds. Jubilee USA Network is a best of Combined Federal Campaign Humancare Charity. CFC #55090.

Results: Jubilee USA Network has won critical global financial reforms and more than $130 billion in debt relief to benefit the world's poorest people. Jubilee USA Network has a long record of successfully altering critical public policy, winning commitments for international financial reform and debt relief from the U.S. government, other G20 nations and international financial institutions for the world's poorest countries. Money saved from our life-giving initiatives has gone to make healthcare more accessible and affordable, help prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, protect women and children who often suffer the most, promote a Green Climate Fund to support people in developing countries who are the most affected by the climate crisis but are the least responsible for it, increase access to education and improve access to clean water.

Community Stories

4 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Rating: 5

I have worked at Jubilee USA since June as the Communications Associate. I have had an extremely positive experience working with the staff at the Washington DC office. I am from Los Angeles and the Jubilee team has been very welcoming to me in my process of acclimation to DC life. I feel engaged everyday at work and they always have meaningful tasks for me to perform. I admire the passion that the staff has for economic justice and the amount of time they put into creating a more fair and just economy. It has been a very positive work environment and I have thoroughly enjoyed working for such a great organization.

Board Member

Rating: 5

Jubilee USA is an incredibly effective organization based in Washington DC that has a global impact. Jubilee works with Congress and International Financial Institutions to work for responsible lending and borrowing and increased debt relief for poor countries. It also works to curb tax havens and protect the poor from vulture funds. It does all of this work on a relatively small budget with the help and expertise of great staff. Your contribution to this small organization can have a wide impact for bringing about economic justice around the world.


Rating: 5

Interning at Jubilee USA has been an exciting new learning experience. During my time here, I have been able to learn how a non-profit functions, the significance of nonpartisan advocacy and the importance of connecting with grassroots organizations. Jubilee’s mission is to end unjust debt and transform the international financial system to benefit and ensure participation of the most vulnerable. It is absolutely remarkable how much Jubilee USA accomplishes. It is amazing to be part of an organization that is highly motivated and who are looking for real solutions to current international problems. I have been able to learn new aspects of international relations especially in regards to the relationship between economics and human rights. I highly recommend interning at this non-profit, especially if you are interested in international relations and ethics. It has been an enjoyable learning experience and has opened my eyes, not only to the beautiful city of Washington D.C., but also to learning new and interesting concepts.


Rating: 5

The work Jubilee USA accomplishes is truly amazing. Working as an intern, I saw firsthand how Jubilee works closely with its faith communities, congregations and partner organizations to mobilize efforts to help the world’s poorest. Though staffing and funding is limited Jubilee has tackled some of the biggest international finance issues of our time including working to stop Vulture Funds and playing a crucial role in helping the IMF and World Bank develop a Fair and Transparent Arbitration Process (FTAP).