With over 300 member organizations across California that provide services to low-income communities and communities of color, CRC works to advance a fair and inclusive economy. It advocates for bank and corporate investment, lending and financial services that expand access to affordable housing, small business ownership, good jobs and other resources that build household and community wealth.
EMPOWERING RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL GROWTH
through knowledge and involvement
Contributing to Positive Change in the Communities We Serve by Providing Financial Education
Banc of California invests, lends and volunteers in California communities. Our mission is to provide tools and resources to people of all ages, from pre-K to adulthood, and offer the necessary knowledge to make sound financial decisions to secure their economic futures. One organization at a time, we strive to make a positive change in communal financial behavior and to build an economic foundation.
As a bank that’s based in, and focused on California, we are uniquely positioned to provide superior financial education in local communities. We are equipped with the tools to connect economic concepts with practical money management skills applied in a local setting.
Banc of California is proud to invest in the communities we serve, as well in organizations like Crete Academy, whose mission is to impact the lives of the next generation of Californians through education and character building.
Banc of California partners with Junior Achievement on a multitude of projects to provide a wholesome education in financial literacy. By volunteering at JA, our employees share their personal and professional experiences and skills with students from local communities and help them make the connection between what they are learning in school and what they will need to succeed in work and life.
Project Access Resource Center
Our support for Project Access Resource Center consists of empowering the leading provider of vital services to assist families in our communities through on-site health, education and employment services. Banc of California contributes volunteer time and financial resources to ensure our sponsored resource centers provide the best financial education to break the cycle of poverty and become healthier, further educated and financially stable community.
Banc of California is proud to sponsor LAFC Academy by playing a leading role in bringing economic and social investment to the South Los Angeles community and beyond. Our mission is to assist kids of all ages to become financially stable and educated adults and to elevate local communities. By investing in LAFC Academy through volunteering, teaching and financing, Banc of California is changing lives of local families of Southern California.
Grand Prix of Long Beach
Our mission is to serve local communities and enable families of California to thrive. By partnering with The Grand Prix of Long Beach, we aim to serve our community by educating junior and senior students’ financial responsibility. A full day of learning consists of financial literacy classes and on-the-job training to help students along the path of financial success.
LAFC Dreams of Gold
In partnership with LAFC, Banc of California helps to bring life skills and financial literacy to local elementary and middle schools throughout Los Angeles. Our contribution to The Dreams of Gold program consists of training at-risk students to develop job and life skills. With the assistance of highly skilled volunteers, program participants are encouraged to develop themselves as coaches, mentors and role models to other kids in their communities.
High-Quality Programs Engage and Inspire Generations
We proudly invest in our resources to deliver superior products and services to families and communities throughout the California region. We are devoted to offering:
- Significant resources to enhance learning capabilities
- Exceptional, age-appropriate learning materials
- A variety of programs to accommodate different ages and learning abilities
- Products and services to serve the needs of our community
- Hands-on learning experiences to ensure knowledge adaptation to real-world scenarios
- The financial knowledge consumers need to expand their wealth
- Partnerships to further financial education as a pillar of community development
- Partnerships with communities to understand and anticipate their needs
Banc of California is committed to promoting financial literacy in communities to empower people of all ages to better their quality of life. By providing continuous education, we believe we can help communities reach a higher standard of living.
Youth Emerging Stronger delivers increasingly comprehensive support for runaway, homeless and foster youth. Last year alone, over 250 youth benefitted from their education assistance, job development, and mental health services.
California Science Center Foundation aspires to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences. The foundation values science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people’s lives.
Chicano Federation of San Diego County impacts families across ethnic, geographic and socio-economic demographics. Many of the families we are able to help are refugees who have come to this country to make a safe and stable environment for their children to learn and grow.
Founded in 1982, Bresee was created by community leaders to address systemic disadvantages faced by local residents. Over the past 37 years, Bresee has grown from a grassroots drop-in tutoring program to keep local youth off the streets after school, to a robust organization offering a holistic approach to uplift Central Los Angeles residents to achieve not only immediate socio-economic stability, but long-term prosperity.
Youth Business Alliance is an organization that focuses on bringing critical 21st-century business skills and perspectives into the classroom by leveraging business partnerships and resources from the community.