Committed to the Neighborhoods of California Through Exceptional Service

At Banc of California, our focus is to provide exceptional services to the communities of California. With more than 30 locations throughout Southern California, we serve rural, suburban and urban communities. Our goal is to ensure that every neighborhood can join in the nation’s broad economic prosperity by offering personalized products and services and providing timely decision-making when it counts the most.

Banc of California employees are deeply involved in their local communities, we thrive when our customers and communities flourish. We are well-positioned to support greater economic opportunity for all by promoting, serving and financing small businesses and industry leaders.

Community

Assisting Neighborhood Stabilization by Investing in Local Employment

As one of the premier local responsible lenders, we aim to attract new employers that will create new long-term job opportunities in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods. Building successful corporations, revitalizing, stabilizing and retaining existing businesses is our way of contributing to job creation and retention, local employment and financial reinvestment.

We are committed to growing the next generation of Californians with stronger financial skills and providing guidance in establishing financial security. Through community services and involvement with local organizations, we serve.

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Low-to-moderate
income families

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At-risk youth

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Local businesses of all sizes

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Underserved geographies
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FEATURED PARTNERS

AT BANC OF CALIFORNIA, WE TAKE PRIDE IN SERVICES WE PROVIDE TO OUR COMMUNITY.

Through continuous work with non-profit organizations, we aim to transform lives of the local people of California.

A Community of Friends

A Community of Friends is committed to managing its buildings and supporting its tenants from the moment a project is conceived until it is fully occupied, providing permanent affordable housing with on-site supportive services to help tenants remain stably housed. Their mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness.

Ability First

By creating targeted programming to help an individual successfully transition from childhood to adult life, Ability First provides a variety of programs designed to help people with disabilities achieve their personal best throughout their lives.

AHA! Attitude, Harmony, Achievement

AHA! equips teenagers and educators with social and emotional intelligence to dismantle apathy, prevent despair and interrupt hate-based behavior. By inspiring teens and adults to joyfully lead with courage and kindness, AHA! transforms schools and communities into welcoming, nourishing, expressive and inclusive spaces where youth and adults work together for the highest good.

Angels Foster Family

Angels’ goal is to passionately and collaboratively care for children five years old and younger with diverse and exceptional families who dedicate themselves to each child’s well-being. Angels Foster Family Network is dedicated to ensuring infants and toddlers in foster care throughout San Diego County get the best start in life. Working with the San Diego County Department of Child Welfare Services and licensed by the State of California as a Foster Family Agency, they are an independent charitable organization, which allows them to do things quite differently from foster care.

Ariza Elevated Game Awards

Never before in sports history has there ever been a high school awards ceremony on a national level that celebrates and honors top senior student-athletes for the pain, the struggle and the triumph they have experienced and achieved. The very true essence of the Ariza Elevated Game Awards is about inspiring and motivating the youth to not give up, to continue fighting, to keep going, keep studying, keep training hard…because one day soon, it will all pay off. Being the best athlete, or the smartest student, is sometimes not enough to get through some of life’s biggest challenges—it’s faith, undying relentlessness, laser-focus dedication and perseverance that hold the secrets to success.

Arts OC

Arts Orange County, an independent nonprofit organization, is the officially designated local arts agency of the County of Orange as well as its official state-local arts agency partner. It’s the leader in building appreciation of, participation in and support for the arts and arts education throughout Orange County.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Their mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County

Santa Ana, CA

Through mentoring, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County aim to decrease the number of disconnected youth in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties and to provide a strong and enduring, one-to-one, professionally supported mentoring relationship for every child who needs and wants one.

California Community Foundation

The mission of CCF is to lead positive systemic change that strengthens Los Angeles communities, envisioning a future where all Angelenos have the opportunity to contribute to the productivity, health and well-being of our region, and believing that a common fate will be determined by how successfully they improve the quality of life for all residents.

CHAIN Reaction Inc

C.H.A.I.N. Reaction, Inc., is dedicated to improving health care and reducing health risk behaviors in foster care youth, adolescents and communities, and to provide charitable services to improve the health and well-being of underserved communities.

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

As a leading academic children’s hospital, they create hope and build healthier futures by fulfilling their mission: caring for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other. Their motto: Advancing knowledge. Preparing future generations. Building our financial strength.

Coastal Self Defense Academy

The purpose of the Coastal Self Defense Academy (CSDA) is to provide free self-defense strategies to the at-risk populations in the community. Focusing on teaching mental and physical skills and proactive strategies that enhance self-esteem through self-reliance, CSDA offers step-by-step classes to help people learn the skills of safety awareness and defensive strategies, concentrating on the strengths of the individual and the resources available to them.

Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Santa Barbara, CA

The mission of the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse is building a safer, healthier community by preventing and treating alcoholism and drug abuse. CADA supports families, youth and adults through prevention, education and public awareness programs in addition to providing treatment and referrals.

East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the homeless

East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the Homeless brings hope and restores dignity to homeless individuals and families. Their goal is to assist people with finding permanent housing and becoming self-supporting.

Food Finders

Food Finders receives donated food from hundreds of local grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, schools, hospitals and produce markets and distributes it directly to hundreds of partner nonprofits, such as pantries and shelters, that serve the disadvantaged in our communities.

Friends of the Family

Los Angeles, CA

Friends of the Family is a comprehensive family resource center known for pioneering innovative, practical programs where families are recognized as central to a child’s well-being and are supported to build on their skills and strengths.

Fullerton Education Foundation

Fullerton, CA

Their mission is to enrich the educational experience of each child in every classroom. Through the generosity of community support, the foundation provides resources, technology and grants to inspire learning, enhance teaching and create innovative opportunities for students to excel in the 21st century.

Harmony Project

Harmony Project is L.A.’s largest music education organization dedicated exclusively to youth from low-income families and under-resourced communities. It uses music education to provide students with the skills and resources needed to thrive in school, in their community and in life.

Huntington Beach Council on Aging

Huntington Beach, CA

The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will work with elected officials, city staff and volunteers to respond to the evolving needs of Huntington Beach senior citizens through advocacy and direct action on their behalf.

Interface Children & Family Services

Los Angeles, CA

ICFS is a nationally recognized family support organization that builds upon the strengths of individuals, families and communities through effective, accessible, fully integrated services and partnerships.

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce

This organization was created for the purpose of assisting, uplifting, organizing and unifying Latino business owners to grow and create a positive economic impact in L.A. It’s the leading organization dedicated to serving Latino business owners through procurement, technical assistance, strategic planning, advocacy, access to leaders, economic development and business education.

Los Angeles Youth Network

Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Youth Network’s mission is to empower abused, neglected and homeless adolescents to become self-sufficient. They do this by providing street outreach, food, emergency shelter, a transitional living program and educational enrichment programs in a safe and nurturing environment.

Mary’s Path

More than a refuge for pregnant and young mothers, they are a place to find dignity, learn self-sufficiency and restore hope. At Mary’s Path, they empower teen mothers to regain control of their lives and create families that thrive.

Miracles for Kids

This organization’s mission is to improve the lives of critically ill children and their families in need. It helps families with food, clothing, shelter and more, so they can focus on the care their child needs.

NTC Foundation

NTC Foundation was established to renovate 26 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center into a significant new flagship destination for arts, culture and creativity. Now a burgeoning hub for life and culture, ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is a unique location filled with nearly 145 galleries, museums, artists, music groups, dance companies, makers, creators and distinctive dining experiences.

Oasis Center International

Los Angeles, CA

We facilitate after-school youth mentoring programs in cooperation with local principals and engage underserved communities in an arts-oriented youth development effort. OASIS uses arts and culture to affect our communities through creative place-making.

OC Human Relations

Los Angeles, CA

Their mission is to foster mutual understanding among residents and eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination in order to make Orange County a better place for all people to live, work and do business.

Orange County Community Foundation

Simply put, they help people support the causes they care about most. Working with individuals, families and businesses to match charitable interests to community needs, they provide grants and resources to nonprofits and monitor local issues.

Partners for Potential

Partners for Potential provides individuals with developmental disabilities with a centered, culturally respectful, least-restrictive training environment to promote the development of skills, knowledge and attitudes to reach one’s full potential and lead a more productive and meaningful life.

Public Law Center

The Public Law Center provides free legal services to low-income residents and other nonprofits in Orange County. Their services include counseling, individual representation, community education and strategic policy advocacy and impact litigation to challenge societal injustices. Public Law Center serves a wide range of clients, including immigrants, minorities, veterans, seniors, children and low-income residents of Orange County. The issues include domestic violence, human trafficking, guardianship, housing, health, bankruptcy, asylum, family law, consumer fraud, immigration, discrimination and advocacy.

Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House has been helping millions of families with sick children find comfort and support when they need it most. Their programs are tailored to meet the urgent needs of each community. RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide.

Salvadoran American Leadership Foundation

Their mission is to promote the civic participation and representation of the Salvadoran and Latino communities in the U.S., promote the economic development and democracy of El Salvador, as well as advocate for its economic, educational and political advancement and growth.

San Diego State University Campanile Foundation

The Campanile Foundation provides San Diego State University with community expertise, oversight and advocacy to increase private giving and manage the philanthropic assets of the University.

Second Chance OC

Second Chance Orange County comes alongside low-income, recovering drug or alcohol addicts, helping them to reclaim their identities as contributing members of the community by providing them with individualized supportive services including, but not limited to, job placement, life skills, mentoring, coaching, mental health therapy, FAFSA help and financial aid assistance for college entrance.

Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Their mission is to provide safe and secure living environments for the nation’s low- and moderate-income elderly population through the provision and administration of the nationally acclaimed Senior Crimestoppers program. Funded exclusively by the banking industry, the Foundation provides banks a way to earn CRA credit through the sponsorship of this program in senior housing facilities, HUD communities and veterans homes in the form of community development loans, CRA-qualified investments and grants.

Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration

Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration has built 72 inclusive, sensory- and literacy-rich playgrounds throughout the world. Their education and community outreach programs transform these playgrounds into classrooms where children with and without disabilities learn to see beyond their differences. Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration also inspires and empowers teachers to make their school communities more inclusive through their professional development training, with a curriculum that has been distributed in 65 countries.

Shelter’s Right Hand

Shelter’s Right Hand, the auxiliary to the Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter, is a nonprofit organization providing free emergency services to men, women and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Primarily serving the Southeast Los Angeles area, SRH/WCCS has provided emergency and supportive intervention services since 1977.

South Coast Repertory

South Coast Repertory was founded in the belief that theater is an art form with a unique power to illuminate the human experience. The group commit themselves to exploring urgent human and social issues, and to merging literature, design and performance in ways that test the bounds of theater’s artistic possibilities. They seek to advance the art of theater in the service of the communit, and aim to extend that service through educational, intercultural and community engagement programs that harmonize with their artistic mission.

South County Outreach

South County Outreach’s vision is to “End Hunger & House Hope in Orange County.” For 30 years, South County Outreach has been a leader in the fight against hunger and homelessness. Annually, they distribute over 800,000 pounds of food to their clients and provide over 20,000 nights of housing to homeless families.

Stars & Stripes Children’s Foundation

Stars & Stripes very proudly supports and partners with some of the most deserving and worthwhile nonprofit organizations, all of which are dedicated to improving the lives of young people and their families. As a Stars & Stripes beneficiary, charities not only receive much-needed financial assistance, which they can use to expand their programs, but they are also able to increase public awareness about their cause and mission through the S & S network.

Storytellers Children’s Center

Storyteller Children’s Center helps Santa Barbara’s homeless and at-risk toddlers and preschoolers achieve kindergarten readiness by providing therapeutic preschool and support services for their families.

The Actors Fund of America

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. They are a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition.

The Friends of the EXPO Center

The Friends of EXPO Center (“The Friends”) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to fundraise and support recreational and educational programs at the EXPO Center for at-risk youth and families in Los Angeles. As an organization, The Friends is motivated by the economic and social challenges gripping the EXPO neighborhood and are inspired by the potential to effectively empower change. Their mission is to assist at-risk youth and their families and ultimately position EXPO as a vital community resource and national model of youth development, through fundraising and advocacy.

The Gabriella Foundation

By transforming lives and communities through the power of dance and by providing nearly 5,000 youth annually with high-quality dance instruction, over 90% of students who have shared their experience say that Everybody Dance! improves self-esteem, overall physical fitness and the belief in one’s ability to succeed.

The Greenlining Institute

Building a nation where communities of color thrive and race is never a barrier to opportunity.

Thomas House Shelter

Their mission is to provide a safe, supportive environment and the resources necessary for homeless families with children to remain together, while empowering them to become independent and self-sufficient.

Union Rescue Mission

Union Rescue Mission (URM) is one of the largest missions of its kind in America, bringing help and hope to men, women and children experiencing homelessness in Downtown Los Angeles.

Unity Shoppe, Inc

They provide the basic necessities of life while encouraging self-sufficiency and independent living during periodic times of crisis for low-income families.

West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation

Through organized athletic participation, students learn how to set goals and meet challenges. These students are less likely to use drugs or join a gang and more likely to graduate from high school and pursue higher education.

White Memorial Medical Center

The WMMC Charitable Foundation creates and sustains philanthropic relationships. With their donors as partners, they are committed to supporting the programs and services provided by White Memorial Medical Center, which improve and enhance quality of life in the community.