Our Maryland Footprint
Our impact in Maryland starts with direct engagement in local communities.
The Citi Foundation in 2020 named 30 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) as recipients of a total of $15 million to support their efforts to provide small businesses with the vital resources needed to sustain their operations and support economically vulnerable households impacted by COVID-19. Citi is supporting FSC First to provide direct loans and grants to minority-owned small businesses, including Black and Latinx small business owners. Read More
The majority of Citibank’s Paycheck Protection Program loans in 2020 went to small businesses in the service sector. A PPP loan from Citi helped the Maryland Youth Ballet in Silver Spring retain teaching staff and find a way to teach students safely and retain employees. "If we hadn’t been able to receive this PPP loan, we wouldn’t be able to keep dancing," Principal Deidre Byrne says.