It doesn’t matter how much money you have or if you’ve had trouble banking in the past, through Bank On Chicago, everyone can get banked.

Each of the below banks offers accounts that make it easier to keep more of your money:

  • Chase Bank

    JP Morgan Chase offers Chase Liquid. Just add a $25 initial deposit and get cash at any Chase ATM or branch. Track balances and spending on-the-go with text banking.

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  • U.S. Bank offers a Safe Debit Account. Avoid overdraft charges, track your spending, receive low balance alerts, enroll in direct deposit and receive peace of mind.

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  • Citi Bank logo

    Citibank offers an Access Account. Get the banking tools you need without the paper checks, avoid overdraft fees and bounced payments, pay bills and deposit checks.

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  • Bank of America logo

    Bank of America offers Safebalance Bank Accounts. With a low, predictable monthly fee of $4.95, gain convenient ways to make purchases and pay bills, all while avoiding overdraft fees.

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  • Wells Fargo logo

    Wells Fargo offers an EasyPay Card, a reloadable prepaid card that helps you manage your money, with the ability to make purchases, & receive zero liabitility protection for unauthorized transactions.

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Partner List

  • Steering Committee

    Center for Economic Progress
    CFE 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

  • Community Partners

    Access Living
    Bethel New Life
    Cara Chicago
    Catholic Charities
    Center for Economic Progress
    Chicago Commons
    Chicago House
    Erie House
    Gary Comer Youth Center
    Heartland Alliance
    Jane Addams Resource Corporation
    Jewish United Fund
    Ladder Up

  • Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center
    Mary Penn
    Metropolitan Family Services
    National Able
    National Latino Education Institute
    North Lawndale Employment Network
    North Side Community Federal Credit Union
    Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC)
    Preservation of Affordable Housing
    The Resurrection Project
    Safer Foundation
    St. Lawrence Ministries
    Year Up

Learn More and Get Involved

To learn more about Bank On Chicago and how you can get involved, email United Way of Metro Chicago.

If you think you have a product that meets the Bank On national standards for safe and affordable accounts or would like to learn more about the national standards, visit for more information.