Plant Your Pennies

Earn 3.25% APY on your savings while driving tangible impact in our local food and agriculture ecosystem.*

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What are you interested in?

The Sustainable Online Bank You've Been Waiting For

Not just "mission driven"; mission-built from the ground-up to affect food systems change. And the "mutual" part of our name means we're cooperatively governed, legally bound to work for our community.
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Your Money Can Sleep Soundly

Your savings fund loans that support positive and lasting change to our local food ecosystem. Finally align your finances with your values.
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We're the first new mutual nationwide in 50 years - a cooperative structure that holds us accountable to our long-term commitments.
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Partner Perks

Supporting positive and lasting change to our local food ecosystem can also taste really good.

Check out our Partner Perks.

Competitive Interest Without Hidden Fees

Social and environmental responsibility can also be good for your wallet.
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Earn 3.25% APY

Our flagship Grow Local accounts earn 3.25% APY on all balances. That's enough to Grow Your Change.
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No Surprise Fees

No minimum balances, no monthly fees, and no surprise charges.2 Straightforward and simple.
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Free ATM Access

Free ATM access anywhere. We'll reimburse up to $15 per month in fees assessed by ATM providers.2

Timeless Values, Modern Digital Banking

Easy-to-use digital tools allow you to manage your savings from anywhere.
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Apply for an account in minutes

Apply for an account online in 5 minutes or less using your phone, tablet, or desktop browser.
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Simple & Fast Transfers

Link your existing bank accounts just by logging in, and then seamlessly transfer funds.
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Easily deposit checks

Use your phone camera to deposit checks in seconds without the hassle of leaving your home.
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Walden Mutual Partner Card

Our partners receive our Walden Mutual Partner Card too.4 Tap, dip, or swipe to pay - and set up transaction alerts through our app.
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Safe & Secure

FDIC insurance on all balances up to $250,000,4 industry-grade data encryption, multi-factor authentication - and all the other security features you expect from anyone handling your hard-earned savings.

Other Bells & Whistles

  • Stay in control of your finances with alerts - on balance changes, account login activity, and fund transfers
  • View account statements and tax documents online and within our app
  • Access to exclusive events, discounts, and product samples from Walden Partner Businesses
  • Range of extended terms—from 1 to 10 years—to maximize impact...and return
  • 10-year CD: Unique opportunity to support long-term investment in food systems change
  • Only $1,000 minimum initial deposit (and minimum daily balance)
  • Use the same digital tools to monitor your CDs on the go
  • Free withdrawal at CD maturity during grace period, or automatically roll over your investment
  • Withdraw early (before maturity) for a marginal penalty (see account charges for details)2
  • If you're interested in opening a Local Impact CD, first open and fund a Grow Local account
Term APY*
3 Month 3.25%
6 Month 4.0%
1 Year 5.12%
3 Year 3.25%
5 Year 3.25%
10 Year 4.0%
100 Year 4.75%

Interested in more information on our new 100 year CD? Check out our supporting resources.

Join the Waitlist

See what we've got cooking.

Join our waitlist for early access to our accounts and behind-the-scenes updates.

1. Terms & conditions apply. See full detail here.
2. Account charges are listed here.
3. Walden Mutual Partner Card is a Visa® Debit Card issued by Walden Mutual Bank, Member FDIC, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association.
4. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Insurance coverage limited to $250,000. Addition insurance coverage available upon request.

* Annual percentage yield, as of September 29th, 2023. Daily compounding, posted monthly. Subject to change without notice.