This issue, Issue 8, provides an update on the Next Generation Municipal Financial Empowerment awards; a brief on financial empowerment’s role in positive youth development from our Summer Jobs Connect initiative; and an announcement of a Request for Expressions of Interest for organizations to serve as a long-term partner to evaluate financial institution products for Bank On National Account Standards consistency.
This issue, Issue 6, announces the city recipients of In-Kind Technical Assistance grants to launch and replicate the Financial Empowerment Center initiative; provides updates on the four new pilot programs supported by the Bank On Innovation Fund; highlights the expansion of Summer Jobs Connect and the release of a report highlighting key lessons learned from the initiative’s first year; includes a call for essays on the professionalizing field of financial counseling and coaching; and features a Federal Reserve guest columnist on their new Community Credit initiative.
This issue, Issue 5, recaps the Bank On 2.0 National Conference and announces the Bank On 2.0 Innovation Fund; highlights the Next Generation Municipal Financial Empowerment Award grant opportunity for new mayors looking to establish financial empowerment initiatives; reviews Financial Empowerment Center initiative progress; and includes a third In-Kind Technical Assistance grant opportunity for cities interested in replicating the Financial Empowerment Center model.
This issue, Issue 3, announces the launch of Summer Jobs Connect, which embeds targeted financial education and banking access into summer youth employment programs; details the Partnerships for Financial Inclusion Conference that the CFE Fund co-hosted with the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Social Protection Network; and features a guest post on how local financial empowerment efforts in Lansing resulted in further financial empowerment investment throughout Michigan.
The CFE Fund’s Supervitamin Quarterly newsletter provides regular updates about our work. This issue, Issue 2, provides an update on the first round of In-Kind Technical Assistance Grants to support Financial Empowerment Center replication, highlights a Bank On launch event in Louisville, and gives an overview of Financial Empowerment Center client accomplishments to date.
This issue, Issue 1, highlights the launch of Bank On, provides an update on Financial Empowerment Center progress as well as the In-Kind Technical Assistance Grant for other cities interested in replicating the Center model, and includes the introduction of the Financial Security Credit Act which would incentivize savings at tax time.