Setting the ‘Gold Standard’ for Corporate Community Development Activities

As the only midsize bank focused exclusively on California, we proudly invest, lend and volunteer in the communities we serve. With each of these transactions, we are funding the engines of growth and strengthening California’s economy and communities. We are reaching out to proven leaders and local causes with a commitment to building stronger communities through affordable housing and homeownership, financing small businesses and financial literacy education.

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Clearinghouse CDFI

Los Angeles, CA

We believe that creditworthy borrowers whose projects create assets in the community deserve to be considered for financing. We’re here for the times when traditional lenders can’t finance these projects because their unique circumstances don’t fit within the lender’s criteria.

Junior Achievement of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

JA’s mission is to “Inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. JA SoCal’s programs seek to inspire and empower young people through financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship education.

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

Los Angeles, CA

OUR PRIMARY MISSION is to provide at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success through job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community.

Jobs. Vision. Success

Los Angeles, CA

Empowering individuals to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment.

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Los Angeles, CA

Seeking to put love and faith into action, Habitat for Humanity of Orange County brings people together to build homes, community and hope.

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse

Los Angeles, CA

The Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is a network of lenders, community groups, and public agencies dedicated to the creation of quality affordable housing.

Los Angeles Team Mentoring (LATM)

Los Angeles, CA

Our mission is to guide middle school students growing up in challenging urban environments to recognize and reach their full potential as members of our community. Through a school-based approach to mentoring, young adolescents are given the tools and support necessary to make positive choices during a critical period in their lives.

Project Access Resource Centers

Los Angeles, CA

Project Access envisions that all residents of affordable housing communities have the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and maximize their full potential. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

Oasis Center International

Los Angeles, CA

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

National Asian American Coalition

Los Angeles, CA

The NAAC is a HUD-Approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit housing counseling organization with a focus on sustainable homeownership, job creation, small business and economic development. As the nation’s leading Asian American nonprofit advocating against foreclosures, NAAC advocates for greater economic and small business development and affordable housing and advancing the growing economic and social power of Asian Americans.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County (NHS) serves as a catalyst for local residents, business and government representatives to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low to moderate income families of modest means and to revitalize communities into neighborhoods of choice. NHS strengthens communities through the development and maintenance of quality affordable housing, creation and preservation of affordable homeownership opportunities, support of local leaders, providing financial education and increasing the financial independence of families and people in need.

Fullerton Technology Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Our 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.

Promises 2 Kids

Los Angeles, CA

Creating a brighter future for foster children. Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization originally founded over 30 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.

Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Our mission is to provide safe and secure living environments for our 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 enables 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.

Pepperdine Micro-Enterprise Program

Los Angeles, CA

The Pepperdine Microenterprise Program is improving our community by igniting a passion within the people we serve. We partner with transitional shelters in the greater Los An​geles area, providing their residents with an education focused on personal development, career development, and entrepreneurship.

NeighborWorks Orange County

Los Angeles, CA

NeighborWorks Orange County strengthens communities and enhances the quality of life for working families by expanding housing opportunities, promoting sound financial management, and encouraging civic engagement.

Interface Children & Family Services

Los Angeles, CA

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

Junior Achievement San Diego

San Diego, CA

To empower young people to own their economic success. To be recognized by businesses, educators and policy makers around the world as the premier organization for educating children K-12 in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship; and to unite people of all nations around the common goals of creating jobs, building stable economies and providing higher standards of living.

Mary Erickson Community Housing

Los Angeles, CA

At Mary Erickson Community Housing (MECH), we take great pride in providing affordable housing and promoting the well-being of working families in Southern California. As a non-profit corporation and designated Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO), we believe that by increasing and preserving the supply of affordable housing, we positively impact the quality of life for working class families in our neighborhoods. Through our Life Skillsand Teen Forward programs, we promote the well-being and self-sufficiency that encourages a progressive lifestyle for families most in need.

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. We do this by providing street outreach, food, emergency shelter, a transitional living program, and educational enrichment programs in a safe and nurturing environment.

Taller San Jose

Los Angeles, CA

Taller San Jose (St. Joseph’s Workshop) provides disadvantaged young adults with the life skills and job training needed to live more productive and self-actualized lives. Taller San Jose gives young people, who are unemployed, out of school, in and out of the criminal justice system and/or pregnant or parenting, the chance to start over. The organization demonstrates an unwavering acceptance of others for whom and where they are on their life trajectories and is committed to empowering youth to realize their strengths and positively impact their futures.

Orange County Community Housing Corporation

Los Angeles, CA

OCCHC’s mission is to transition extremely low income families towards greater self sufficiency by assisting them with housing and education.

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.

OC Human Relations

Los Angeles, CA

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.


Los Angeles, CA

In an academy-par learning environment & facility, we provide exemplary academic and guidance resources to children, youth and their families in the Watts community of Los Angeles. Exalting and sanctuarial, Strive is a safe haven for kids from the thorny issues and extra challenges they face on these streets every day.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Our 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.

Cal State University Dominguez Hills – Toro Guardian Scholars

Los Angeles, CA

Toro Guardian Scholars, also known as TGS, at California State University, Dominguez Hills is dedicated to supporting college students that have transitioned from the foster care system. We provide a unique program that connects students to a wide range of services and resources that will guide them throughout their educational journey. The objective of our services is to assist young adults as they continue to expand their educational and interpersonal skills on their path to becoming future independent leaders and role models within the community.

Small Business Financial Development Corporation of Orange County

Los Angeles, CA

To assist small businesses in the greater Orange County region to access capital to grow their companies and provide jobs through the state loan guarantee and other capital and business development programs. Emphasis will be placed on reaching out to and assisting minority, woman, disabled, and veteran owned businesses, as well as businesses in areas and industries of greater need.

Team Prime Time

Los Angeles, CA

Team Prime Time’s mission is to provide intervention programs for at-risk children from low-income areas of Los Angeles that combine academics, athletics, leadership training and the arts in order to prepare them for the future and allow them to reach their full potential.

Advancing the Seed, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Our mission is to develop strong leaders for business and community engagement.

Opportunity Fund

Los Angeles, CA

To advance the economic well-being of working people by helping them earn, save and invest in their future.

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.


Santa Ana, CA

To restore at-risk neighborhoods…one life at a time.

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.

The Kennedy Commission

Irvine, CA

Working for systemic change resulting in the production of affordable homes for Orange County’s extremely low-income families.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County

Santa Ana, CA

To provide strong and enduring, one-to-one, professionally supported mentoring relationships for every child who needs and wants one.

Determined To Succeed

Los Angeles, CA

Determined To Succeed provides highly motivated students from low-income families with comprehensive year-round academic, enrichment, and social-emotional support from middle school through college graduation.

Fullerton Education Foundation

Fullerton, CA

Our 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.

Raise a Child

Hollywood, CA

RaiseAChild.US recruits, educates, and nurtures supportive relationships equally with all prospective foster and adoptive parents while partnering with agencies to improve the process of advancing foster children to safe, loving, and permanent homes.

Palomar College Foundation

San Marcos, CA

The mission of the Palomar College Foundation is to assure equal access to success for all Palomar College students by inspiring individual, business, and foundation philanthropic support that helps remove financial barriers and provides essential educational resources. In addition to direct student support, the foundation’s mission includes support of college and faculty initiatives that enhance the educational experience of Palomar College students.

4 the Fallen
Empowering Families of The Fallen and Wounded Service Members and Police Officers, while shining a promotional light for all Americans awareness of these member’s sacrifices.

A Community of Friends
A Community of Friends’ mission is to end homelessness through the provision of quality permanent supportive housing for people with mental illness.

Ability First
Ability First provides a variety of programs designed to help people with disablilities achieve their personal best throughout their lives. We do this by: creating targeted programming to help an individual successfully transition from childhood to adult life.

AHA! Attitude, Harmony, Achievement
AHA! Is committed to transforming the world by empowering teens to create peaceful and connected communities.

Angels Foster Family
To passionately and collaboratively care for children five and younger with adverse and exceptional families who dedicate themselves to each child’s wellbeing. Angels family foster network is dedicated to ensuring infants and toddlers in foster care throughout San Diego County get the best start in life. We work with the San Diego County Department of Child Welfare Services and are licensed by the State of California as a Foster Family Agency, but we are an independent charitable organization which allows us to do things quite differently from foster care

Arts OC
The leader in building appreciation of, participation in and support for the arts and arts education throughout Orange County.

Boys & Girls Club of Central Orange Coast
To ensure every child has mentors and champions in life. All children will build positive life-long memories, achieve their greatest potential and inspire future generations.

Boys Scouts of America – Orange County Chapter
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.

California Community Foundation
Our mission is to lead positive systemic change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. We envision a future where all Angelenos have the opportunity to contribute to the productivity, health and well-being of our region. And we believe that our common fate will be determined by how successfully we improve the quality of life for all of our residents.

California Reinvestment Coalition
The California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) advocates for the right of low-income communities and communities of color to have fair and equal access to banking and other financial services.

CDC Small Business Finance
CDC Small Business Finance is a not-for-profit lender providing capital to small businesses so they can expand, grow and create jobs in California, Arizona and Nevada. In 39 years, CDC has helped create over 182,000 jobs by leveraging more than $13.8 billion in loans to over 10,800 small businesses.

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.
Chrysalis believes that a job is the single most important step someone can take out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency

Coastal Self Defense Academy
Our mission is to provide transformative educational tools to promote empowerment and an enlightened recognition of one’s potential and value.

East San Gabriel Valley Coalition for the homeless
To bring hope and restore dignity to individuals and families who are homeless in the San Gabriel Valley region.

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

Harmony Project
To promote the healthy growth and development of children through the study, practice and performance of music.
To build healthier communities by investing in the positive development of children through music.
To develop children as musical ambassadors of peace, hope and understanding amongst people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and beliefs.

Haven Neighborhood Services
Haven Neighborhood Services is committed to helping individuals and families reach their goals and achieve financial freedom through counseling, education, and financial guidance.

IDEAL serves a community mostly made up of First Generation Latino Families. We exist to advocate and create programs that empower Latino families to become self-sufficient and thriving members or our society. We do this by providing families and individuals training, assistance and services in the areas such as, affordable housing, financial capability, economic development, immigration, family counseling and youth development.

Jewish Free Loan Association
The Jewish Free Loan Association of Los Angeles offers interest-free loans on a non-sectarian basis to individuals and families whose needs are urgent and who may not qualify through normal financial resources. Interest-free loans instead of charity fill an important gap in our social system by promoting self-sufficiency with dignity.

Koreatown Youth and Community Center
To serve the evolving needs of the Korean American population in the greater Los Angeles area as well as the multiethnic Koreatown community. KYCC’s programs and services are directed toward recently immigrated, economically disadvantaged youth and families, and promote community socioeconomic empowerment.

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation
The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation supports the LAFD in protecting life, property, and the environment by providing essential equipment, training, and public outreach programs to supplement city resources.

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce is to create a positive economic impact in the Latino community across the greater Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles LDC, Inc
To provide needed debt or investment capital to develop and grow new, emerging or long-standing small and medium sized businesses throughout our targeted markets. Loans and investments funded by the LDC shall be used to encourage additional private investment and stimulate job creation and/or retention in the greater Los Angeles region.

Marine Raider Foundation
The MRF organization that provides benevolent support to active duty and medically retired MARSOC Raiders and their families, as well as to the families of Raiders who have lost their lives in service to our Nation.

Mary’s Path
We are more than a refuge for pregnant and young mothers. We are a place to find dignity, learn self-sufficienct and restore hope. Here at Mary’s Path, we empower teen mothers to regain control of their lives and create families that thrive.

Minds Matter Los Angeles
Minds Matter transforms the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for success in college and beyond.

Miracle for Kids
Organization with a mission to improve the lives of critically-ill children and their families in need.

NTC Foundation
Our 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.

Orange County Community Foundation
Simply put, we help people support the causes they care about most. We work with individuals, families and businesses to match charitable interests to community needs. We 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 is a pro-bono law firm that provides access to justice for low-income residents of Orange County.

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 our 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.

Shane’s Inspiration
Creating social inclusion for children with disabilities through the vehicle of inclusive playgrounds and programs.

Shelter’s Right Hand
The Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter is a non-profit organization providing free emergency services to men, women, and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Primarily serving the Southeast Los Angeles area, 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. We commit ourselves to exploring urgent human and social issues of our time, and to merging literature, design, and performance in ways that test the bounds of theatre’s artistic possibilities. We undertake to advance the art of theater inthe service of our community, and aim to extend that service through educational, intercultural, and community engagement programs that harmonize with our artistic mission.

South County Outreach
Preventing hunger and homelessness by helping people help themselves.

Stars & Stripes Children’s Foundation
We’re very proud to support and partner 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.

Telacu Education Foundation
Telacu was established in 1968 as a pioneering institution committed to services, empowerment, advancement, and creation of self-sufficiency.

The Actors Fund of America
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. We 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 support cultural, educational and recreational programs for economically disadvantaged communities in south Los Angeles.

The Gabriella Foundation
The Mission of The Gabriella Foundation is to transform the lives of underserved youth in Los Angeles through high-quality dance instruction.

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

The Patrick Burke Foundation

The Adoption Committee is a citizen run group that serves to support the Camp Pendleton Headquarters battalion of the 1st Marines and their families.

Thomas House Shelter
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.

Tourette Association of America-Southern California Chapter
The Southern California chapter of the Tourette Association of America is an all volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to support the needs of families in Southern California affected by Tourette Syndrome (“TS”).

UCI Foundation
Mission is to create and disseminate vital, applicable research and knowledge concerning the creation, management and intergenerational transfer of wealth.

Union Rescue Mission
We embrace people with the compassion of Christ — giving hope and healing for a changed life — helping them find their way home.

Unity Shoppe, Inc
To provide the basic necessities of life while encouraging self-sufficiency and independent living during periodic times of crisis for low-income families.

Veterans Legal Institute
VLI provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income current and former service members to eradicate barriers to housing, healthcare, education, and employment and foster self-sufficiency. VLI also advocates on behalf of its clients by providing community education and policy advocacy in an effort to increase awareness, resources, and overall protections to current and former members of the US military.

Vista Community Clinic
To advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most.

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.

Youth Business Alliance
Youth Business Alliance is an organization that focuses on bringing critical 21st century business skills and perspectives into the classroom by leveraging business partnerships and resources from the community.

Zimmer Children’s Museum
The Zimmer Children’s Museum cultivates brave and generous thinkers. Through immersive play and real-world activism, we guide children and youth to recognize injustice and possibility within their communities and beyond, and to take meaningful, collaborative and collective action to create a better future.

Ronald McDonald House
To provide comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California.