You work hard for your money,
your money should work for you!

Get started with a new checking or savings account with participating Bank On Alabama partners.

Our goal is to ensure that everyone has access to a safe and affordable bank or credit union account.

Bank On Alabama is a non-profit, collaborative initiative between community service organizations, municipalities, and local financial institutions. Each of us cares about the well-being of our community, and we know that high-interest loans and check-cashing fees hold our neighbors back from financial security and success. Together, we are committed to helping residents in Alabama gain access to safe and affordable banking products and services.

Accounts with Bank On partners typically include benefits like:

So How Does It Work? It's Simple:

1. Choose a Bank
or Credit Union

Choose a bank or credit union that participates in Bank On South Alabama programs. You may choose from those listed on the financial partners page of this website, or call United Way’s 2-1-1 for help.

2. Visit the Bank
or Credit Union

Bring a photo ID (driver’s license, passport, state ID card, etc.) along with your social security number or individual taxpayer identification number.

3. Ask About Bank On Alabama Offers

The bank or credit union you choose will explain options and help you open an account to reach your goals.

4. Ask About Financial Education Classes

Many of our partners provide financial education classes to help you get the most from your money and your new account.

We formed Bank On Alabama to make it easier for everyone to have access to the right kind of checking account, savings account and guidance. The money you earned is safe and easy to access when you work with a bank or credit union. When you need a loan, Bank On South Alabama partners can help with an interest rate that’s good for your future.