Cleveland has a population of 390,113, and is the second largest city in the State of Ohio. The CFE Fund has been working since 2014 with the City of Cleveland, currently led by Mayor Justin Bibb.
The goal of these pilots is to learn more about how existing programs can leverage payment touchpoints to support account opening for program participants.
The CFE Fund’s national Bank On platform supports local coalition and financial institution efforts to connect consumers to safe, affordable bank accounts.
The CFE Fund’s Bank On Fellowship program provides funding and in-kind technical assistance to support dedicated leadership for Bank On coalitions.