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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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It’s Time for Your Small Business to Make the Digital Leap 

Jul 27, 2021

Here’s How via Our Partners at Start Small Think Big The pandemic has transformed the way we interact with one another. Whether it’s taking a meeting over Zoom or using more online banking services. As a result, small businesses must…

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How Start Small Think Big Makes Transformative Change Little by Little

Jul 23, 2021

Launching a small business isn’t easy. It takes grit, patience, and creativity to make your vision come true. Entrepreneurship is a full-time job, and it requires more than hard work and perseverance to succeed: it also requires know-how. In addition…

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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Reopens October 2021!

Jun 04, 2021

A Spring Bank PPP Story It’s been over a year since social distancing protocols forced venues to close. While these measures impacted all of us, they had a devastating effect on NYC’s performing arts. Thousands of art venues across all…

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The Bronx Health & Housing Consortium: Bringing People Together to Confront Shared Challenges

May 25, 2021

When the pandemic first hit, we all went into information overdrive. Information about the coronavirus’s severity and health protocols was changing by the minute; it was overwhelming. Having clear and accurate information about COVID-19 and our response to it was…

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How Membership in the Federal Home Loan Bank Network Supports Our Work as a CDFI

May 20, 2021

We are more than a local bank: we are a Community Development Financial Institution or CDFI. CDFIs work to create wealth-building opportunities for economically distressed communities across the United States. But to carry out our work, we need access to…

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Why Barry Mann, our CFO, Commits to The Bronx

May 11, 2021

Spring Bank Staff Profile The Bronx is our home. From the moment we opened our doors nearly 15 years ago, we have worked hard to develop deep relationships with our neighbors and prioritize our community. We locally invest because we…

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From Building Structures to Building Up Communities

May 04, 2021

Xavier Givens, Business Development Officer, Spring Bank Staff Profile Imagine transitioning from a career in construction to a career in community banking. Unusual right? After all, construction and banking don’t seem to have much in common. But that’s precisely the…

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A Small Business Grant Recovery Program for NYC Nonprofits

Apr 28, 2021

As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), supporting nonprofits and small businesses is fundamental to our mission. One of the ways we prioritize community-based organizations is through our membership in the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY). The…

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Chelsea Restoration: Preserving the Arts in New York City Together

Mar 30, 2021

A Small Business PPP Story New York City has long been known as a national and international artistic beacon. While the numerous theatres, museums, concert halls, and galleries are the lifeblood of our city, there are also, behind the scenes,…

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The Bronx Museum of the Arts Celebrates 50 Years!

Mar 24, 2021

For 50 years, The Bronx Museum of the Arts has been an institutional pillar, at the forefront of arts and culture, racial and social justice, and immortalizing our borough’s rich culture. This year, the Museum Arts celebrates 50 years and…

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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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