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Callen-Lorde: A Partnership Created “Overnight” with Front-Line COVID-19 Health Care Provider

May 19, 2020

With over 20,000 patients across the city, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center has provided outpatient health care to New York City’s LGBTQ and homeless community for over 50 years. So, when COVID-19 infections in New York City spiked in early March…

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Island Pops Grows Delivery Service with an SBA PPP Loan from Spring Bank

May 04, 2020

Sorrel Rum Sorbet. Honey Roasted Peanut. Rum and Raisin. Coconut and Soursop. This is Island Pops, Caribbean-flavored ice cream—with vegan options too– delivered to your Brooklyn doorstep. And starting this weekend, direct to doors in Queens and the Bronx, too.…

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Helping Grand St Settlement & NYC Nonprofits Access Critical SBA Funding

Apr 17, 2020

As an SBA Preferred Lender and community bank, we knew we could quickly ramp up to help existing and new customers access the SBAs Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We reached out to and heard from our small business customers and…

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Employees First at Uncommon Goods

Mar 12, 2020

Bragging Big this B Corp Month     We get big-time bragging rights. Our clients make it so easy. As the first B Corp bank in New York City, we are proud to be the financial institution many B Corps…

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$2SM to Expand Financial Inclusion for New York State

Feb 21, 2020

  Governor Cuomo Announces a 2020 Statewide Proposal for CDFIs At the beginning of this new decade, we shared our 2020 vision: To continue to explore ways we can invest our dollars responsibly, so more people have access to the…

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Proud to Serve the Tight-Knit Community of Harlem

Feb 14, 2020

We are proud to serve the community of Harlem at our branch, just down the block from Frederick Douglass Circle. “The Harlem Community is filled with a lot of history and culture. Many of the business owners know each other,…

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Expanding Financial Inclusion Together: Ariva: A New York City Financial Empowerment Center

Feb 04, 2020

When we opened our doors in the Bronx over twelve years ago, we did it with Ariva, a community-based, nonprofit organization. We have been on this journey together. Not only do we share headquarters at our Bronx offices on 167th…

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Our 2020 Vision: Stop Climate Change. Divest from Fossil Fuels.

Jan 23, 2020

It’s time. More and more of us are waking up to the reality of the climate crisis. With the devastating fires in Australia, the threat of pipeline expansion through protected indigenous lands, and the five superfund sites in our Bronx…

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Cross-Sector Small Business Empowerment in the Bronx

Dec 19, 2019

Pictured Above: Legally Addictive, one of our very successful small business clients in New York City, with our CEO and CLO Just a few weeks ago, we hosted a ‘Bronx Small Business Resource Fair.’ The staff of New York City’s…

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Fordham Student Leads the Way on Community Engagement

Dec 05, 2019

Four years ago, Max Lynch did not imagine that his dream would be to live in the Bronx and to support community building through social innovation. Bound toward a career in investment banking, Max discovered the world of social enterprise,…

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Bank Local. Join the Spring Bank Family in Harlem.

Oct 28, 2019

From our wonderful customers like Sugar Monk to the historical Frederick Douglas Circle and the great community work of our nonprofit clients like Custom Collaborative, we are proud to be part of the dynamic neighborhood of Harlem. Situated in the…

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Building Community in the Bronx for Over 30 Years: UNHP

Oct 17, 2019

“The Bronx is a very tight-knit community. There remains a ‘do-it-yourself’ attitude. And people know one another, and they support each other. We are part of a powerful story in the Bronx,” says Catherine Clarke, Deputy Director for Development and…

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