What is a Nonprofit Checking account?

A checking account with no balance or monthly fees for nonprofit organizations with unique transaction schedules. Enjoy a minimum $100 opening deposit balance.

  • Transparent pricing: No cancellation fees. No application fees.
  • No monthly maintenance fees and no minimum balance restriction.
  • 1,800 free transactions annually1
  • $30,000 free cash deposits or 300 cash transaction, whichever comes first2
  • $0.50 fee for each additional transaction
  • Option to earn interest (today’s rates3)
  • Maintain the minimum balance to earn daily interest and credit to the account monthly.

Benefits included in a Nonprofit Checking account.

Mobile and online banking

View account summaries, transfer money and track your cash flow with various tools and accounting software integration. Initiate and track ACH and wire payments in one dashboard.

Mobile check deposit

Deposit checks into your U.S. Bank account by taking photos of your check using your mobile device. 

No-fee transactions at U.S. Bank ATMs  4

As a U.S. Bank account holder, enjoy zero fees at any U.S. Bank ATM. 

U.S. Bank Visa debit card

Use your business checking debit card to pay for business purchases or at 13,000 ATMs nationwide. 

Bill Pay

When you pay your bills from your account via online and mobile banking, we send the payments directly to your billers.

Check fraud protection

We help minimize the risk of fraud with our PCI compliance and check-fraud prevention tools.

Related resources for nonprofits

Learn how U.S. Bank can help your nonprofit better pursue its mission with a dedicated suite of banking services and expert advice.

Donation and fundraising payment collection

Seamlessly transition payment collection and processing.

Expansion and growth

We provide loans and lines of credit for nonprofits to help grow and facilitate capital investments

Cash flow management

Make confident cash management decisions with a forecasting and historical data method using accountability at its core.

Open a Nonprofit Checking account

Have this information handy before you apply:

  • Your business’s Employer Identification Number (EIN) or tax ID number.

  • Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, or a charter or a similar legal document that indicates when your company was formed.

  • Government-issued photo ID and SSN for you and anyone else authorized to sign checks or make transactions on behalf of your organization.

  • Start with a $100 deposit and transfer more funds as you grow.

Let us help you find the best checking account to suit your business needs

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Answer a few questions to find the right fit for your business.

Switch to a U.S. Bank business checking account.

Our business EZ Switch Kit includes five steps to complete your transfer to a U.S. Bank account.

Frequently Asked Questions

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For additional information call 855-955-2760 or visit your local branch for a copy of Business Pricing Information disclosure or refer to Your Deposit Account Agreement (YDAA).

Eligibility requirements and restrictions apply. Please refer to the Digital Services Agreement for more information.

U.S. Bank and its representatives do not provide tax or legal advice. Your tax and financial situation is unique. You should consult your tax and/or legal advisor for advice and information concerning your particular situation.

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  1. Transactions are $0.50 each once free transactions are surpassed. A Transaction includes deposits and other credits, checks paid and other debits. ACH and deposited items, and signature and PIN-based purchases made with a U.S. Bank Business Debit Card. The U.S. Bank Business Debit Card is issued by U.S. Bank National Association, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc.

  2. $30,000 of free cash deposits or 300 free cash transactions, whichever comes first, annually. Cash deposit units are calculated by dividing each cash deposit amount by 100 and rounding the resulting value to a whole number. To determine rounding, less than $.50/$50 is rounded down and more than or equal to $.50/$50 is rounded up. Any deposit less than $150 equals one unit. Cash unit allowance applicable to all cash deposits in branch and through U.S. Bank partner ATMs, cash unit allowance not applicable to Cash Vault product. After annual free units the fee is $0.33 per unit.

  3. Interest rates subject to change without notice.

  4. ATM Transaction Fee. U.S. Bank will assess this fee for each ATM Transaction (withdrawal, balance inquiry, denied transaction, funds transfer or deposit) conducted at the Non-U.S. Bank ATM. Non-U.S. Bank ATMs are defined as any ATM that does not display the U.S. Bank logo in any manner, physically on the ATM or digitally on the screen.

    ATM Surcharge. Non-U.S. Bank ATM owners may apply a surcharge fee on ATM transactions at their ATMs. U.S. Bank participates in MoneyPass®, an ATM surcharge free network. To find MoneyPass ATM locations, select “visit the MoneyPass locator” at the bottom of our ATM locator search results to be taken to the MoneyPass website. If you use an ATM that uses the MoneyPass® Network and are charged a surcharge fee, please contact us at 800-USBANKS (872-2657) for a refund of the surcharge fee.

    Please refer to the Business Pricing Information section titled “Other Service Fees” for a summary of ATM Transaction fees.

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Deposit products are offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC.

Credit products offered by U.S. Bank National Association and subject to normal credit approval.

See the U.S. Bank Your Deposit Account Agreement booklet for additional disclosures applicable to deposit accounts. Other conditions and restrictions may apply. Terms may change without notice. For the most current information about packages and benefits available, contact your banker.