Detroit has a population of 688,701, and is the largest city in the State of Michigan and the 21st largest city in the country. The CFE Fund has been working since 2015 with the City of Detroit, currently led by Mayor Mike Duggan.

Projects in Detroit, MI

Summer Jobs Connect

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

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.


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

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

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

Local Consumer Financial Protection Initiative

Assisting local government partners to develop and launch consumer financial protection departments.