New Haven has a population of 129,934, and is the second largest city in the State of Connecticut. The CFE Fund has been working since 2015 with the City of New Haven, currently led by Mayor Justin Elicker.

Projects in New Haven, CT

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.

Financial Empowerment Center Replication Initiative

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


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