The local roots of mid-size banks keep American communities thriving. Just as we understand the needs of our clients and deliver financial solutions to meet those needs, we also understand our role in sustaining local communities through social responsibility, philanthropy, community outreach and disaster assistance.
Learn how Mid-Sized Bank Coalition of America (MBCA) member banks contribute to their communities.
Since its inception, Associated Bank has had a rich tradition of providing superior financial services to the communities in which we do business. As an extension of that commitment, Associated is dedicated to strengthening our communities through focused corporate giving and employee volunteerism efforts that help our friends, our colleagues and our neighbors.
Bank of Hawaii
He'eia Fishpond Restoration
Bank of Hawaii volunteers take part of the restoration and rehabilitation efforts at He’eia Fishpond. Watch a clip of KITV’s coverage of the event.
The BOKF Foundation
At BOK Financial serving our community is more than a commitment – it’s our culture. We take an active role in investing strategically in programs and organizations that enhance both the quality of life and the economic well-being of our communities. Across our Midwest footprint, our employees contribute in their neighborhoods through volunteerism, board participation, mentoring and more. Learn more about our commitment to community.
Taking a Central Role in our Communities
Helping build strong and thriving local communities is what community banking is all about. We understand our success is derived from the strength of the communities in which we serve. Central Bancompany is comprised of 13 chartered banks uniquely positioned to independently serve their local areas. We are dedicated to improving the overall health of our communities through charitable contributions, employee volunteerism, and civic leadership. The majority of our locations serve midsize to smaller communities in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, and Oklahoma making our civic service and charitable dollars even more important. Each bank is committed to making a difference in their community and encouraged to find unique ways to serve.
City National Bank
Reading is the Way Up
This children’s literacy program was founded in 2002 and provides schools with gifts of books and grants. In addition, CNB employees spend time each month reading to students.
Commerce Bank in the Community
Read about all the ways Commerce Bank gives back to its communities.
Flagstar Community Involvement
Since its founding more than 25 years ago, Flagstar Bank has been involved and invested in its communities. Whether we’re marching for healthy babies, collecting toys for needy kids at Christmas, or providing meals on wheels for shut-ins, we support the communities where we live and work.
Frost Bank Community Programs
Wherever there is is Frost financial center, you’ll find their employees and contributions helping to improve communities. Dedication to communities is embedded in Frost Bank’s core values.
Our Company is committed to bettering the communities we serve each and every day. In all of our markets, we seek to invest in strong organizations and meaningful initiatives in unique ways. To learn more about some of our partnerships, please visit our website.
Giving Back at MB
We’re committed to building strong and vibrant communities where we live and work. We’re more than a bank; we’re a community partner focused on the well-being of the neighborhoods we serve. We want our communities — and the people and small businesses that bring them to life — to prosper, and we want to help them reach their goals. That’s what being a good neighbor is all about. In 2011, MB instituted an annual bank wide volunteer day called MB on the Block. On this day, all employees are encouraged to volunteer at local non-profit organizations in communities throughout Chicagoland, including local food pantries, community centers, shelters, and centers for people with disabilities. “MB has always taken a leading role in supporting our neighbors,” says Mitch Feiger, president, MB Financial Bank. “A personal commitment to serving others is part of our culture and corporate DNA.”
Peoples United Bank
A Strong Legacy of Support
For more than 170 years, People’s United Bank has been a proud and active member of the communities where we live and work. We remain steadfast in continuing our legacy of investing time and money to address the needs of individuals, families, businesses, and entire communities. Our ongoing community involvement efforts consist of charitable giving, financial education and outreach, community development and reinvestment, and employee volunteerism.
Popular Community Bank
The HOPE Inside program brings financial literacy and empowerment to people at locations they already frequent. HOPE counselors will help members of the community with their personal financial needs at the Popular Community Bank branches located on 231 West 125th St in Harlem and 725 East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx, where Popular first opened a branch on the U.S. mainland in 1961.
A Gift of Time
In 2008, Trustmark implemented an annual associate-driven campaign called “A Gift of Time,” which has grown every year since inception. During 2013, 470 Trustmark associates participated in the campaign contributing more than 2,300 volunteer hours. These efforts benefitted various non-profit organizations located throughout Trustmark’s markets in Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas.
UMB Financial Corp.
Community Involvement at UMB
Contributing to our communities and environment is important to UMB because we believe we have the ability to make a positive difference in someone’s life every day. In addition to providing a solid portfolio of financial products, we have utilized associate volunteerism and corporate philanthropy to build our reputation as a strong community partner.
Connect Volunteer Network™
At Umpqua Bank, we are deeply committed to investing in the health of the communities we serve, both financially through active lending to businesses and consumers, and with the company’s time and resources. Our Connect Volunteer Network provides every Umpqua associate with up to 40 hours of paid time off per year to volunteer with youth focused organizations, schools and community development programs. Since the program’s inception, Umpqua Bank associates have contributed more than 280,000 volunteer hours through Connect. In 2013 alone, 1,961 associates contributed 43,335 hours to more than 1,690 organizations.
Valley National Bank
At Valley National Bank, serving the needs of the local community is a tradition that we embrace passionately. As a concerned corporate citizen we strive to act, lead and inspire in everything we do to make our communities a better place to live. In 2013, we continued to support civic and charitable causes throughout our market by contributing time, talent and financial resources. Whether it is providing credit for affordable housing projects or supporting local charities, we feel that it is our responsibility to give back to the neighborhoods that we serve.
Waterbury Community Investment Project (WCIP)
Webster Bank is a vital partner in the WCIP, a complete revitalization investment in historic Waterbury, CT.