Community and Philanthropy | Santander Bank - Santander
Commitment to our communities
Santander US is proud to have contributed more than $29 million to more than 400 nonprofits in 2022 through corporate charitable giving and the Santander Consumer USA Foundation.
Santander Bank contributed $12.9 million to 412 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 $14.5 million to 64 nonprofits, primarily to address community development needs in Texas. Contact the Foundation at email@example.com.
23,949Individuals counseled on financial education
16 hoursVolunteer paid time off per full-time 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.
Our Fall cohort supports businesses in Philadelphia, Dallas, and Miami with classes running September through November. Applications are accepted from March through June.
Our Spring cohort supports businesses in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island with classes running from March through June. Applications are accepted from November through January.
Please reach out to CultivateSmallBusiness@Santander.us with any questions about program eligibility or application deadlines.
Helping small businesses thrive
- Santander’s Cultivate Small Business helps early-stage entrepreneurs build and sustain businesses in the food industry, with a focus on woman-, immigrant-, and BIPOC-owned businesses in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods.
- The program is completely free for eligible entrepreneurs and provides a 12 week food-focused curriculum, mentorship, and capital grants.
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