Gaithersburg has a population of 67,776, and is the fourth largest city in the State of Maryland. The CFE Fund began working in 2016 with the City of Gaithersburg, currently led by Mayor Jud Ashman.

Projects in Gaithersburg, MD

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.

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

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

Financial Navigators

The Financial Navigators initiative helps residents deal with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing remote assistance in navigating critical financial issues and making referrals to other social services and resources.