Baltimore has a population of 614,664 and is the largest city in the State of Maryland. The CFE Fund has been working since 2017 with the City of Baltimore, currently led by Mayor Brandon Scott. In 2020, the CFE Fund began working with the County of Baltimore.

Projects in Baltimore, MD

Summer Jobs Connect

Embedding financial education and banking access into summer youth employment programs.

Banking Connect Pilot Initiatives

The goal of these pilots is to learn more about how existing programs can leverage payment touchpoints to support account opening for program participants.

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

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


Intensive, city-specific approach to helping mayors tee up financial empowerment work in their administrations.