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.
The goal of these pilots is to learn more about how existing programs can leverage payment touchpoints to support account opening for program participants.
Professional, one-on-one, municipally-led, free financial counseling, embedded into government social services.