Fast Track

Achieva Credit Union Names Susan Lacey Regional Market President

In her new role, Lacey will expand her focus more to strategy and growth initiatives.

03/31/2022 By Staff


First Home Bank Opens Loan Office, Financial Resource Center in Newtown

The offices provides personal and commercial loans as well as financial education, programs, a no-fee ATM and other resources.

01/19/2022 By Staff


Suncoast Credit Union Reaches 1 Million Members

Suncoast is one of only 10 credit unions in the United States to reach this milestone.

01/18/2022 By Staff


First Home Bank Coming to Newtown

The new bank will serve as a loan production office and financial resource center, the first of its kind in the Newtown community.

10/28/2021 By Staff


Sarasota-Manatee Students Named Bank of America 'Student Leaders'

Maria Alonzo and Chloe Bernal have been selected for the annual internship program.

07/07/2021 By Staff


Tidewell Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Bank of America

The funding will be used for home health aide career development.

06/24/2021 By Staff


Education Foundation Announces Partnership with Bank of America

A $15,000 grant from the bank's charitable foundation will help fund the county's Student Success Program.

06/09/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Corporate/Nonprofit Partnership Forms Local Supply Chain for PPE

To date, this partnership has distributed 140,000 masks, 14,500 pairs of gloves, and 1,200 bottles of hand sanitizer to 33 local organizations

03/31/2021 By Staff


Safe Children Coalition Receives Grant to Support Scholarships

The $20,000 in funding will directly support 15-20 students engaged with SCC’s Achievers program with scholarships as they continue their education.

03/23/2021 By Staff


Deadline Approaching for Bank of America 'Student Leaders' Internships

The program is part of the bank’s investment into education and workforce development for young adults to obtain job and leadership experience.

01/25/2021 By Staff


Workshop Covers How to Best Present Yourself on Virtual Platforms

The recent workshop was sponsored by Bank of America and the Women's Resource Center.

12/17/2020 By Staff


Women’s Resource Center Awarded 'Neighborhood Champion' Grant

The program granted the organization $50,000 and an opportunity for virtual leadership training.

12/04/2020 By Staff


Achieva Credit Union to Acquire Coast 2 Coast Financial Credit Union

Coast 2 Coast, which has $24 million in assets, is expected to ask its members for final approval in early 2021.

11/24/2020 By Staff


New Bank of America Initiative Intended to Help Florida's Black and Latino Students

The bank is partnering with Florida colleges to increase opportunities for minority students.

11/20/2020 By Staff

Affordable Housing

Wells Fargo Grants $15,000 to Habitat for Humanity Sarasota

The grant will support the renovation of a home for a family that deserves relief from poor housing conditions and the daily stress of housing instability.

09/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Bank of America Names Sarasota-Manatee-Area Youth to Student Leaders Program

Anayeli Alvarado and Maya Dean-Elois will participate in the six-week paid summer internship program.

07/24/2020 By Staff

Sponsored Content

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Bank of America Foundation, Academy at Glengary Collaborate to Support Mental Health

The academy received a $10,000 Workforce Development grant from the Bank of America Foundation to support members who have lost jobs or are in search of employment.

04/15/2020 By Staff


First Horizon, IberiaBank Merge

The combined holding company and bank will operate under the First Horizon name and be headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.

11/05/2019 By Staff


Bank of America Partners with Habitat for Humanity on Global Build

The sixth-annual event is a weeklong series of home-building projects.

10/28/2019 By Staff