Three banks in three different regions collectively promised nearly $20 billion in home mortgages, small business loans, community development financing, and charitable contributions, as part of negotiations that included hundreds of community-based organizations in each region that were completed over the past month.
IberiaBank pledges $6.72 billion over the next five years to provide loans and services for low- and moderate-income communities.
IBERIABANK announced today a community benefits plan with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and its community-based members and partners across the southeastern region of the United States.
“IBERIABANK has been actively engaged in meaningful conversations with our members to ensure that they are well positioned to meet the needs of underserved communities. This community benefits commitment is the gold standard and raises the bar for all banks on what constitutes a forward thinking community commitment,” said NCRC President and CEO John Taylor. “We very much appreciate the strong collaboration demonstrated by IBERIABANK’s executive leadership.”
The bank’s “Inclusive Communities” plan will expand lending to low- and moderate-income borrowers and communities over five years, triple its philanthropy and add 10 new branches in New York City, Philadelphia and Boston.
WASHINGTON, DC – First Financial Corp., a regional bank headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has committed $1.75 billion to a Community Development Plan negotiated with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and a coalition of community organizations in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The plan, beginning in 2018, includes mortgage and small business lending in low- and moderate-income […]