By volunteering as advisers mentors with FFA or 4-H, agricultural bankers build financial capability and strengthen the next generation of ag producers.
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Community partnerships, word of mouth help market an important financial inclusion initiative.
The investment of time and effort on the front end of a CRA cycle can yield notable benefits.
It’s summer cycling season, and the Tour de France is in full swing. Barry Allen of Tower Community Bank joins the ABA Banking Journal Podcast to talk about biking adventures closer to home.
Banks have long been a critical and valued supporter of arts and culture. As some arts organizations struggle because of the pandemic, financial industry patronage is more important than ever.
Banks help first-time borrowers tackle the high cost of homeownership.
The ABA Foundation invites entries for the ninth annual Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote extraordinary bank commitment to communities and the innovative, high-impact programs that improve the quality of life for customers and the communities banks serve.
In an address during ABA’s Emerging Leaders Forum today, Rep. Young Kim (R-Calif.), one of the first Korean American women to serve in Congress, thanked the banking industry for its work getting funds to small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program and urged attendees to engage with lawmakers and share how important banking is to communities.
When Gilda Nogueira’s family immigrated to the United States, East Cambridge Savings Bank in Cambridge, Massachusetts, helped them land on their feet and begin their new life in America. Today, Nogueira pays this opportunity forward through community banking as president and CEO of ECSB.
Bankers and CDFIs partner with nonprofits to keep childcare businesses open—especially for America’s vulnerable essential workers.