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Our calling: Helping you answer yours

Bank of the West is a leader in delivering financial services, providing solutions to religious institutions for over 25 years. Whether you’re expanding on-site or breaking new ground for a religious facility, our team’s consultative approach will guide you through every step of the process—from qualifying for fundingfootnote1 to navigating the maze of financial solutions available to you.

Loan solutions for religious institutions

We've made loans to hundreds of organizations of various faiths from coast to coast, and our goal is to provide the resources and expertise you need to help broaden your ministry and deepen your impact. Our loan solutionsfootnote1—including construction loans, term loans, and lines of credit—can help your organization:

  • Refinance existing debt
  • Expand existing facilities
  • Purchase or remodel buildings
  • Acquire land
  • Construct new sanctuaries, classrooms, gyms, and multipurpose spaces
  • Bridge timing of receipt of capital stewardship pledges
  • Meet seasonal cash flow needs
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Brightmoor Christian Church

It's incredibly important for us to work with a lender who has an impeccable track record in church lending. Bank of the West has really come through in helping us consider numerous borrowing strategies to be sure we're able to achieve our goals. Their Religious Institution Banking team knows this industry, and they know our church. We've developed a relationship that goes far beyond just banking: We consider them family."footnote2
—Quincy Henry

Co-Owner, Campfire Coffee

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