Supporting Historically Underserved Communities
We provide financial services to historically underserved communities and are working to help close the racial wealth gap. We also invest in local communities through charitable giving, volunteerism, partnerships with local and national nonprofits, and economic programs that revitalize neighborhoods and expand opportunities for people across the United States.

Supporting CDFIs and MDIs

We are supporting hundreds of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) by providing over $8.5 billion in capital and financing between 2016 and 2020.

Combatting Inequality

We are dedicated to combatting inequality through a series of important initiatives. These initiatives support minority owned small businesses and provide funding for community organizations that are dedicated to closing the racial wealth gap.

Commitment to Affordable Housing

Forum members are playing a leading role in promoting affordable housing throughout the country. In 2021 alone, Forum banks created or preserved more than 150,000 affordable housing units.

Bringing Those Outside of Banking In

Forum members have long been on the frontlines in the effort to bring unbanked and underbanked Americans into the financial mainstream.

Supporting Diverse Suppliers

Our institutions are committing to partner with diverse vendors and suppliers to support minority and women-owned businesses.


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