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Building stronger financial futures for Tallahassee residents and small businesses.

Bank On Tally works to connect everyone to safe and appropriate financial products and services.
Bank On Tally is a collaboration between the Capital City Chamber of Commerce and the City of Tallahassee (COT) Human Services Division, and Leon County Human Services, to ensure that all residents and businesses have the opportunity to be financially healthy. Together, we are working to connect people to safe, affordable, and certified banking accounts. Our members also offer services and educational resources that help empower people and families to improve their financial capability, health and independence.
7%
of US households are unbanked
$40K
cost of being unbanked over a lifetime
5.9%
of Tallahassee residents are unbanked
20%
of US households are underbanked, relying on some fringe financial services

Bank On National Account Standards


The CFE Fund’s Bank ON National Account Standards provide local programs with a benchmark for account partnerships with financial institutions, and include both core and recommended features.

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The Present and Future of Bank On Account Data


A report by the CFE Fund and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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An Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Centers: Banking Status


Summary of findings about outcomes achieved through Financial Empowerment Centers.

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Our Coalition
Join us in connecting Tallahassee residents and businesses to better banking products and making our community a safer, more accessible place to bank.
Bank On Tally members are working together to ensure that all households and businesses have access to safe and affordable bank accounts that meet their needs, allow them to increase assets, and strengthen their financial stability.
Steering Committee

Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund

City of Chicago

Economic Awareness Council

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Reserve Bank

Heartland Alliance/Illinois Asset Building Group

Office of the City Treasurer, City of Chicago

Capital City Chamber of Commerce

Community Partners

City of Tallahassee Human Services Division

BANK ON CERTIFIED ACCOUNTS ARE
Safe

These accounts do not allow overdraft or non-sufficient funds fees, so you’ll never be hit with a surprise fee.
Low Cost

Certified accounts are $5 or less per month, with no unpredictable fees.
Functional

Certified accounts always allow free deposits, free withdrawals, and free bill payments.