Why a Schwab Organization Account?

An Organization Account gives you the choice and flexibility you need to take ownership of managing your organization’s investments—supported by expert guidance and insight. On behalf of your organization, you can take advantage of the benefits provided across our full suite of brokerage services:

  • Guidance from a Schwab Financial Consultant to help you define and achieve the investing goals of your organization
  • A broad range of investment choices, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, CDs, cash, and cash equivalents
  • $0 online equity commissions, no monthly service charges, and no fees to open or maintain accounts (Other account fees, fund expenses, and brokerage commissions may apply. See Charles Schwab Pricing Guide for details.)
  • 24/7 client service and easy account access via Schwab.com and our mobile apps4

How it works.

You can open an Organization Account to manage investments on behalf of a variety of entities, including corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), and unincorporated associations.

When you’re ready to set up your Organization Account, speak with a Schwab Financial Consultant, who can walk you through the process. You can also call us at 866-516-0483, or download a Schwab One® Account Application for Incorporated Organizations or Non-Incorporated Organizations. If you don’t have a Financial Consultant, call us anytime to initiate the account application process.

You must meet a $250,000 relationship minimum across all Schwab accounts to open a new Schwab Organization Account.5


  • What is an Organization Account?

    A Schwab Organization Account is a brokerage account designed to meet the unique needs of businesses, nonprofits, and family offices. It can serve as a business brokerage account, investment account for managing endowments, or family wealth preservation account.

  • Who can open an Organization Account?

    Organizations—such as businesses, nonprofits, or family offices—or individuals acting on behalf of those organizations can open a Schwab Organization Account to manage investments, including endowments and family wealth. Supported entities include corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, LLCs, and unincorporated associations.

  • What are the associated account fees?

    There is no fee to open or maintain a Schwab Organization Account.

    Equity trade commissions are as follows: $0 online stock and ETF trade commissions;1,2 no transaction fee on thousands of mutual funds through Schwab Mutual Fund OneSource.3

    Other fees may apply. Learn more about our fees.

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  • Are there fees to work with a Financial Consultant?

    There is no additional cost to work with a Schwab Financial Consultant. You may pay fees or commissions based on what you invest in (e.g., trade commissions or mutual fund expenses). Review our fees and commissions for complete information.

  • What assets can be held in a Schwab Organization Account?

    A Schwab Organization Account facilitates investment in a broad range of asset classes, including stocks and bonds, mutual funds and ETFs, CDs, and cash and cash equivalents.

  • Are there minimum or maximum account sizes?

    A $250,000 relationship minimum is required to open a Schwab Organization Account. Relationship is defined as total assets across all accounts at Schwab, including the new Organization Account.5

  • How do I open an account?

    To open an account, download a Schwab One® Account Application for Incorporated Organizations or Non-Incorporated Organizations. If you need help with the application or have specific questions about opening an account, call 866-516-0483 (open Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. ET) or contact a local Financial Consultant:

  • When can I access my account?

    We'll send your account number as soon as your application is completed and approved. You can use your account number to log in to Schwab.com and manage your account. You can also access and manage your account using our mobile app.4

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