Lansing has a population of 116,020, and is the fifth largest city in the State of Michigan. The CFE Fund has been working since 2013 with the City of Lansing, currently led by Mayor Virgil Bernero.

Lansing, MI is a member of the CFE Coalition

Projects in Lansing, MI

Bank On

The CFE Fund’s national Bank On platform supports local coalition and financial institution efforts to connect consumers to safe, affordable bank accounts.

Expert Topic: Offices of Financial Empowerment

Expert Topic
Resources and information on launching public offices that work to improve resident economic security through local government infrastructure.

Expert Topic: Youth Savings Initiatives

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Across the country, a number of local governments are increasing the availability of youth savings opportunities for families, with the goal of improving the likelihood that students of limited means enroll and persist in higher education.

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

Professional, one-on-one, municipally-led, free financial counseling, embedded into government social services.

Expert Topic: Reentry Integration Strategies

Expert Topic
Brief details strategies for integrating financial empowerment into prisoner reentry services.