Community and Philanthropy | Santander Bank - Santander
Commitment to our communities
Santander US is proud to have contributed more than $18 million to more than 400 nonprofits in 2021 through corporate charitable giving and the Santander Consumer USA Foundation.
Santander Bank contributed $12.1 million to 367 community nonprofit partners, primarily within its Northeast and Florida retail banking footprint, focusing on low- to moderate-income communities to help meet their needs in alignment with our Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) commitments. To apply, please visit our Grant Portal or Sponsorship Portal. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Santander Consumer USA Foundation contributed $5.6 million to 38 nonprofits, primarily to address community development needs in Texas, Arizona, and Florida. The Foundation is also focused on delivering on a $50 million multi-year commitment to help address the digital divide and advance the financial well-being of young adults. Contact the Foundation at email@example.com.
46,169Individuals counseled on financial education
16 hoursVolunteer paid time off per fulltime employee, annually
Santander's Cultivate Small Business program
We work hard to ensure we are providing tools and solutions to our customers to enable them to achieve their financial goals.
Applications are currently being accepted for businesses in Philadelphia, Dallas, and Miami (Cohort 8) until June 15th, 2023. Classes will run from September through November 2023, with graduation in December of 2023.
Applications for businesses in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts are closed for Cohort Seven (Spring 2023) and will reopen for Cohort Nine (Spring 2024) in November 2023. You can view our Cohort Five entrepreneurs here.
To apply, please visit our application link or reach out to CultivateSmallBusiness@Santander.us with any questions or to learn about future cohorts.
Helping small businesses thrive
- We assist early-stage, underserved food entrepreneurs, especially women, individuals of color, and immigrant-owned businesses, looking to grow and scale their businesses
- We provide a four-month mini-MBA on industry-specific programs taught by Babson College, along with business coaching and mentorship, professional networking, and capital seed grants to help businesses grow
- Since its inaugural year in 2017, the program has continued to expand beyond Boston and now has offerings in New Jersey, New York City, Philadelphia, Rhode Island, Dallas, and Miami
Financial education resource center
Helpful tips, articles, and ideas to help you confidently navigate your financial future.
Interactive modules on topics such as debt payoff, insurance, retirement, budget planning, and more.
Practical tips, ideas, and insights to help your business thrive, fuel your passion, and inspire success.
Our security tools keep your identity, information, and money safe, whether you are banking online, with your mobile device, or in person.
Learn how you can defend against common cybersecurity attacks to keep your online information safe.
Santander Consumer USA helps consumers get financing for new and used vehicles. Explore the Learning Center for resources that can help you navigate your journey.