Commitment to Community

Since 2002, Bank of the West has supported under-resourced communities with more than $87 billion in loans, investments and charitable contributions. We strive to have a positive impact through volunteerism, philanthropy and responsible approaches to financial services. In doing so, we aspire to help our neighborhoods grow into vibrant places to live and work.

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Bank of the West invests in local charities and nonprofit organizations that are making a difference. Learn more about the program and apply online for a grant.

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Philanthropy Awards

Bank of the West is proud to announce the recipients of 2014 Bank of the West Philanthropy Awards. The awards celebrate the leadership of individuals and nonprofit organizations that advance innovative solutions and demonstrate meaningful progress in our communities.

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Commitment to Community Report

We believe a bank's responsibility includes financing economic growth, but also giving back in other ways to our communities.

2013 Commitment to Community Report


We sponsor events and organizations that are highly respected and important to the communities we serve.

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