To comply with CDC guidelines and the City of Jacksonville emergency executive proclamation to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we are now requiring facemasks to be worn while inside the branches.  Exceptions include children under age 2 and people with respiratory issues.  Masks are available upon request.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates: Announcements, Branch Availability, and Government Relief Programs. Due to high call volume from stimulus funds posting, we are experiencing longer wait times. Check our Mobile Banking app or Online Banking for account updates. Check the status of your payment by using the IRS Get My Payment Tool   (Routing #: 263078934)

We’ll show you what it really means to Love Where You Bank

Big news! We’ve made some huge enhancements this year to help make your life easier and show you what it really means to Love Where You Bank. Here are just some of the ways we’ve shared the love this year.

We're giving you more reasons to Love Where You Bank

In 2019 We Gave Back to Members:

  • We sponsored and organized more than 50 events in Jacksonville
  • We had over 15,000 participants in our moveUP Financial Wellness Program
  • Our members won more than $25,000 in cash and prizes

Stash Your Cash Challenge

We challenged our community to use our clues to locate 4 of our 19 branches for a chance to win more than $5,000 in cash and prizes.

Spring & Fall Car Sale Events

We invite local dealerships to bring more than 300 specially priced vehicles for our local community to shop from at our Headquarters in downtown Jacksonville. Plus, we provide the same low rates for all credit tiers, food, refreshments, and more!

Community First Block Party

Our Community First Block Parties encourage local communities to enjoy live music, free food, refreshments, and special offers at on of our branch location

Youth Checking Accounts

This year, we began offering special debit cards for teens 13-17 years old. No minimum balance or monthly service fee**

moveUP Financial Wellness Program


moveUP Fridays

Every month, we dedicate an entire week to a special Financial Wellness topic. Plus, on moveUP Fridays our members can enjoy special treats, giveaways, and more at any Community First branch!

moveUP Money Experience for Teens

More than 2,000 local students have participated in this free workshop where they learn basic money skills. Participants learn how to stick to a monthly budget, create financial goals, and navigate through financial challenges.

moveUP Savings Marathon

Our moveUP Savings Marathon rewards members for creating and sticking to their financial goals by providing free financial tips and tools to every participant. Plus, all participants have been automatically entered to win $2,000 just for signing up!

Pop-Up Branch: a moveUP Money Experience

We’ve created a new branch experience that we can bring to you. It’s focused on helping you moveUP and empower yourself.

New Enhancements to Digital Services


Free Online Loan Payment Tool

This new payment tool allows members to quickly pay their loan through our web-site in just a few easy steps.

New Credit Card App

With our new Credit Card App, our members now have access to advanced technology that lets you freeze your card, set travel notifications and alerts, make payments, and so much more!

Contactless Credit Cards

We have launched our new Contactless Cards - also known as 'tap to pay' cards. Community First is one of the first credit unions in Florida to launch this technology.

Debit Card Selection Tool

Our new debit card selection tool can help you find 'the perfect match' with a debit card that finally gives you the rewards you're looking for.

Giving back to the Community


Stuff the Bus

In partnership with the First Coast News and United Way Northeast Florida we sponsored the 2019 Stuff the Bus. This event helps thousands of local teachers and students start the school year off right.

2019 Clay County Teacher Appreciation Expo

Expo. Free school supplies, classroom makeover prizes, and special giveaways were offered to teachers at the expo.

Ask an Expert Homebuyer Event

This 'Ask an Expert' event gave our community an opportunity to gain insider tips from local home buying experts like local realtors, appraisers, home inspectors, and our very own Mortgage Champions.

Night Owl Cinema

 This free and family-friendly summer film series, sponsored by Community First, invites thousands of moviegoers to enjoy free movies on a giant screen at the St. Augustine Amphitheater.

Community First Cares Foundation
Since 2013, nearly $500,000
has been invested back into our community through the Community First Cares Foundation

Champions for Children in partnership with INK!

This year we partnered with Investing in Kids - INK! to open another Champions for Children grant cycle for St. Johns county teachers who have innovative classroom ideas. 10 lucky teachers were awarded $1,000 each and one of those winners received the grand prize of an additional $2,500!

Cultural Council – Individual Artist Grants

The Community First Cares Foundation is a strong supporter of emerging artists and the vital role they play in our community. That's why our Foundation has partnered with the Cultural Council to provide entrepreneurial resources for emerging artists of all disciplines with an ability to get a $1,000 grant!

Hi$5 Summer Reading Program

We teamed up with the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation to support their Summer Reading Program, "Give a Hi $5 for Reading!" We asked our members to donate $5 while they were visiting our branches. In exchange, members received a fun bookmark. The Community First Cares Foundation matched all donations made in the branches, and guaranteed a minimum donation in the amount of $5,000!

Continuous Support of Local Businesses

Business Success Challenge

This business success program let business owners from all over Jacksonville get free professional feedback on how to manage their money the easy way! Plus, one lucky member got a $1,500 prize to grow their business even more.

Business Panel in Partnership with #StartUpJax

In partnership with #StartUpJax, we hosted the 'Ready. Set. Grow Your Business' panel discussion where local experts shared their advice on the best ways to grow a business.

Continuing Education Events for CPAs

In partnership with Jacksonville Business Journal and RSM we sponsored an exclusive discussion and panel event on 'Investing in Qualified Opportunity Zones'. One CPE credit was issued to eligible participants.

Largest Commercial Loan in our history

With Shivam Properties II, LLC  we have closed a deal to fund the construction of the company’s newest hotel project, the Element by Westin in Jacksonville Beach. It is the largest commercial loan in Community First history.

Supporting our Employees


Community First is a truly special place to work, and our mission is to provide financial solutions for every stage of life with excellent service and care. We love where we work so much that the Jacksonville Business Journal recognized us as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Jacksonville! Watch our Love Where Your Work video to hear directly from our team members!

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Federally Insured by NCUA. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, or attends school in one of the following counties: Baker, Brevard, Broward, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Nassau, Orange, Palm Beach, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, or Volusia. Membership is also open to any relative of an existing or eligible Community First Credit Union of Florida member. We also offer membership to Select Employer Groups, including all employees of Brooks Rehabilitation. Miller Electric Company, and *No purchase necessary to enter to win. Enter to win by completing web form at from 10/17/2019 through 11/30/2019. We will draw a winner on or around 12/2/19. Must provide valid email and phone number to win. Employees of Community First Credit Union are not eligible. Offer may end at any time without notice. **An initial deposit of $5 to be held in your Community First Share account is required for membership. The only checking product available for a youth membership is a Youth SureBalance which does not offer Overdraft Privilege. Must be 13-17 years old with a joint owner 18 or older to apply for a Youth SureBalance checking.