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Building stronger financial futures for Louisville residents.

Bank On Louisville works to connect consumers to safe and appropriate financial products and services.
Bank On Louisville is a collaboration between financial institutions, community-based organizations and local government to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to be financially healthy. Together, we are working to connect people to safe, affordable, and certified banking accounts. Our partners also offer services and educational resources that help empower people and families to improve their financial capability, health and independence.
3.5%
of Louisville residents are unbanked, without a checking or savings account
12.4%
of Louisville residents are underbanked, relying on financial products outside the mainstream banking system
$40,000
cost of being unbanked over a lifetime

Kroger Partners with Metro Government to Offer Mobile Financial Empowerment


Louisville Metro government is teaming up with The Kroger Company to provide financial empowerment services to residents across the city. The Kroger and Bank On Louisville Food and Financial Access Program will supply on-site outreach for customers of Kroger’s Mobile Markets, which travel neighborhoods that have limited access to food.

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Louisville Asset Building Coalition receives $30,000 to expand free tax services


Funding through the Intuit Financial Freedom Foundation expands the number of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites. LABC, which operates the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the Louisville area, will use the funding to add an 11th free tax filing site in 2023, and to recruit and train the additional volunteers necessary to staff the new site. 

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Bank On Louisville Cebrates Republic Bank’s Simple Access Checking as It is Nationally Certified


Bank On Louisville announced that Republic Bank’s Simple Access account was officially certified by the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards (2021 – 2022). The national safe account Standards, co-created by consumer advocates, leading national nonprofit organizations, civic leaders, and other financial institutions, designate both core and strongly recommended features that ensure low cost, high functionality, and consumer safety.

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

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