Building stronger financial futures for Summit County residents

Affordable financial products and services.
Bank On Rubber City is a local collaboration between government, nonprofit and financial institutions. Together, we are working to connect Summit County residents to safe, affordable, and certified banking accounts

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 Summit County residents to better banking products and making Summit County a safer, more accessible place to bank.
Bank On Rubber City partners are working to help improve the financial stability of Summit County residents.Our partners work to connect unbanked and underbanked residents to safe and simple banking products to take care of their everyday needs at a low to no cost.
Unbanked Households

24% of Summit County residents are unbanked or underbanked.
Underbanked Households Nationwide

Over 50 million adults are underbanked nationwide, relying on some fringe financial services.
Unbanked cost per family

Being unbanked can cost $40K over a lifetime due to use of costly alternative financial services for routine financial transactions
Our Partners

Akron Leadership Foundation

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Buckeye State Credit Union

Chase Bank


S & T Bank

Ohio Guidestone


U. S. Bank


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.

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