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First in the Community

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First in the Community

At First National Bank, we are committed to helping our communities remain strong and successful. Not only is it the right thing to do, but our business of taking deposits and making loans places us in a unique position to positively impact a community at every level.

Community Vision & Goals

Our vision is to have successful communities in all the places we operate.  That’s why we made a commitment in 2016 to reinvest $85 million and 100,000 volunteer hours by 2020 to help our community partners achieve the following goals:

  • 5,000 affordable homes will be constructed, rehabilitated or financed
  • 25,000 jobs will be created or retained
  • 50,000 people will become closer to financial wellness
  • 1,000 community events will take place
View Progress on Impact Report

Our Community Focus Areas

To achieve our vision, we align our community reinvestments with organizations who are working to improve these interconnected assets of a successful community:

Stable Housing

We create access to affordable housing by partnering with organizations that build, rehabilitate or finance affordable housing units and who offer homeownership education and foreclosure prevention services.

Neighborhood Revitalization

We revitalize distressed neighborhoods by investing in community partners who are working to bring neighborhoods back to life.

Strong Local Economies

We help strengthen our local economies by investing in strategies that create and grow local businesses through training, technical assistance, education and microfinance.

Educated Workforce

We help strengthen the workforce by partnering with organizations who provide adult basic education, vocational and employability training, life skills education and youth educational programs.

Access to Culture

We create access to cultural experiences by supporting organizations that expose individuals to the arts, cultures, humanities and athletics.

Community Cohesion

We build community cohesion by supporting organizations, events, activities and initiatives that are unique and important to our local communities.

Good Health

We support positive health outcomes by partnering with organizations who create access to health care services, support the quality of life for the ill and work to cure diseases.

Sustained Environment

We engage in proactive efforts to decrease our carbon footprint and partner with community organizations that work to sustain and improve the environment.

How We Give Back 

We partner with community organizations who are dedicated to improving one or more of our eight community focus areas by providing investments in the form of donations, sponsorships, community development grants, financial education and volunteerism.

Impact Report

Our Community Impact Report summarizes the community investments we’ve made throughout our seven-state footprint and the outcomes that we helped our community partners to make possible.

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

View public information related to the Community Reinvestment Act.

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