Our Press & Awards

Having a Human Experience: In Conversation with John Lakis, Loan Officer at Spring Bank

Apr 21, 2022

“There’s someone who can relate to you here. Especially in this age of mega-corporations and automated processes, I think having a human experience with a financial institution is rare.” – John Lakis, Loan Officer here at Spring Bank We don’t…

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Happy Earth Day!

Apr 18, 2022

Here at Spring Bank, we’re proud to be a B Corporation which means balancing purpose with profit. We are just as committed to serving our customers and helping the planet as we are to our bottom line. With Earth Day…

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Living by Our Values, Front & Center A Proud B Corp for 6 Years & Counting

Mar 23, 2022

“Being a B Corp allows us to keep our core values front & center. When you run a business day-to-day, it’s tempting to take the easiest path to profitability. Having the B Corp principles and B Corp metrics ingrained into…

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Investing in Us to Invest in YOU

Dec 17, 2021

Proud to Be Included in the U.S. Treasury’s Emergency Capital Investments Program and a Recipient of New Awards from the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund. Did you know that we’re a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)? It’s a…

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Free GreenPath Financial Wellbeing Resources for Our Customers

Nov 23, 2021

We are proud to announce a partnership with GreenPath that provides our customers access to their excellent financial education resources. GreenPath is a national nonprofit focused on financial wellbeing for everyone, and their mission is to empower people to lead…

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Micromobility for New Yorkers via a Financial Inclusion Grant

Oct 15, 2021

We have exciting news! We are one of 31 U.S. Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) awarded a financial inclusion grant from The New York State Department of Financial Services and Empire State Development (ESD). With a multi-year $25 million…

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Named Best For The World Five Years in a Row!

Aug 10, 2021

As the first bank to headquarter in The Bronx in decades, we have one priority: our community. We are a mission-driven bank in New York City which means that we not only recognize how our financial system has extracted wealth from communities…

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Happy B Corp Month: Celebrating 5 Years in the Movement!

Mar 17, 2021

March 2021 marks one year of living in times of COVID-19, changing our city and our world as we knew it. It is also B Corp month—and our 5th B Corp anniversary! Certified B Corporations believe business can and should…

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Supporting Our Neighbors

Feb 08, 2021

A Recent Feature of Josefa Ruiz, our Branch Manager, in Independent Banker. We take great pride in being headquartered in a city built and powered by immigrants. Nearly 40 percent of New York City’s residents are foreign-born. Immigrants not only…

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Maintenance-Free Checking & Lending Options for Nonprofits

Feb 02, 2021

As a mission-driven, community-based bank, we prioritize our neighbors and the unique financial needs of the Bronx and Harlem and communities throughout New York. Since the day we opened our doors in the Bronx over thirteen years ago, we have…

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3 Reasons to Bank with a CDFI (Like Us!)

Jan 25, 2021

A few weeks into 2021, and as President Joe Biden reminded us in his inaugural speech, we have hard work ahead of us. With businesses shuttered, hospitals overwhelmed, and streets empty, and as we confront this winter wave of COVID-19,…

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CDFIs on the Front Lines of Emergency Lending

Jan 22, 2021

For the last fourteen years, we have worked tirelessly to provide affordable financial products that enhance economic opportunity for all people in New York City. Soon after we became the first bank headquartered in The Bronx, we obtained federal certification…

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