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National Evaluation of Municipal Financial Counseling Model Shows Financial Counseling Works as Public Program

This August 2017 press release highlights findings from a new three-year evaluation of the Financial Empowerment Center model. The evaluation draws on data from 22,000 clients and 57,000 counseling sessions across the first 5 city replication partners and shows that financial counseling worked as a public program in a variety of city contexts.

Executive Summary – An Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Centers: Building People’s Financial Stability As a Public Service

This Executive Summary highlights key findings from a three-year evaluation of the Financial Empowerment Center initiative’s replication in 5 cities (Denver, CO; Lansing, MI; Nashville, TN; Philadelphia, PA and San Antonio, TX).

An Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Centers: Building People’s Financial Stability As a Public Service

This report is a three-year evaluation of the Financial Empowerment Center initiative’s replication in 5 cities (Denver, CO; Lansing, MI; Nashville, TN; Philadelphia, PA and San Antonio, TX).

Financial Empowerment Center Evaluation and Funding Opportunity Webinars

Funding Opportunity: Financial Empowerment Centers as a Public Service Want to bring free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling to your city or county? The CFE Fund is accepting applications from local governments interested in launching a Financial Empowerment Center or stakeholders providing other government-connected counseling services interested in joining our Affiliates Network.

Growing Banking Access Movement Stakeholders Gather in Washington, DC

The CFE Fund’s 2017 National Bank On Conference brought together key stakeholders from multiple sectors across the country. Keynote addresses were delivered by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin J.

Bank On Listserv

The CFE Fund’s Bank On Listserv is an online community for Bank On coalition members, financial institutions, academics, and other stakeholders interested in banking access efforts.

Wells Fargo and The CFE Fund Announce New Fellowship Program for Bank On Coalitions

In this April 2017 press release, the CFE Fund announced the Bank On Fellowship Program, generously funded by Wells Fargo. Through the program, the CFE Fund will provide match funding up to $45,000 per year for two years to as many as five Bank On coalitions to support a full-time Fellow to lead coalition’s activities.

Supervitamin Quarterly, Issue 10

This issue, Issue 10, includes updates on the Bank On initiative; a sneak peek of findings from the upcoming Financial Empowerment Center evaluation; and updates on the Summer Jobs Connect initiative.

Citi Foundation and CFE Fund Increase 2017 Summer Job Opportunities through Summer Jobs Connect

This March 2017 press release details the Citi Foundation’s ongoing support; their $5 million investment will provide more than 2,400 low-income youth with summer jobs and access to financial education as part of Summer Jobs Connect in 2017.

The CFE Fund Launches Updated Bank On National Account Standards (2017-2018), New Account Certification Process, and Local Coalition Playbook

This January 2017 press release announces a suite of new Bank On resources: Bank On National Account Standards, updated for 2017-2018; a free online Bank On account validation and certification process; and the opening chapters of the Bank On Coalition Playbook, a new resource to help equip local coalitions for banking access success.