Newark has a population of 281,764, and is the largest city in the State of New Jersey. The CFE Fund has been working since 2009 with the City of Newark, currently led by Mayor Ras Baraka.

Projects in Newark, NJ

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.