Jackson has a population of 166,993. The CFE Fund began working in 2019 with the City of Jackson, currently led by Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, in partnership with United Way of the Capital Area.


Projects in Jackson, MS

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.

Bank On Fellowship

The CFE Fund’s Bank On Fellowship program provides funding and in-kind technical assistance to support dedicated leadership for Bank On coalitions.


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