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Santander Bank

Santander Bank







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Santander Bank is accepting grant applications. The Charitable Contributions Program makes donations to charitable organizations in the neighborhoods where Santander Bank customers and colleagues live and work. They partner with programs that make a measurable difference in the lives of low- and moderate-income individuals and communities.In addition to grant support, Santander volunteers can provide financial education, technical assistance, serve on Boards and assist with other organizational development needs.Grantmaking will facilitate partnerships with organizations to focus on the Bank’s primary philanthropic areas of focus:Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI Initiative) – Operating support to increase lending capital or the ability to leverage additional sources of equity or program support to promote impactful programming that meets local community needs.Economic and Workforce Development – Operating or program support to create, retain, and improve access to jobs and workforce development programs for LMI individuals; business planning and technical assistance services for LMI immigrant, minority, and women-owned small businesses; and loans to LMI-owned businesses and LMI entrepreneurs for early stage start-ups and growing small businesses.Affordable Housing – Operating or program support to create and preserve affordable housing, including multi-family rental and single-family homeownership projects; provide homebuyer education, post-purchase, and pre-foreclosure counseling; and to protect LMI tenants through policy change, organizing, and advocacy.Financial Education & Inclusion – Operating or program support to promote prosperity for LMI families and neighborhoods through education and literacy programs addressing a range of budgeting and financial basics, including banking, credit and loans, and identity theft.Application PeriodApplications are accepted from January 2nd through October 15th and are reviewed on a rolling basis. 10/25

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