Global impact

Strong economies

$10.7 billion in new credit extended to small businesses in 2013.

Promoting strong economies

We fuel economic growth and neighborhood revitalization by extending credit to individuals, local businesses and community organizations, while ensuring a fair return for our shareholders. Through charitable giving, we further our impact on economic development by helping to address important issues, including housing, hunger and jobs.

Strengthening economies in action
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Partnering with the USDA to promote rural development and local economic growth

Fueling the economy isn’t just reserved for large urban neighborhoods or suburban towns. In rural areas, making more loans available can help address important economic and social issues…  learn More about Partnering with the USDA to promote rural development and local economic growth

Corporate social responsibility at Bank of America: Then and now

The role of corporate social responsibility at Bank of America is changing with the needs of an evolving global landscape. See what Anne Finucane has to say about today's global needs, and how they're helping to shape the future of CSR…  learn More about Corporate social responsibility at Bank of America: Then and now

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Supporting communities

Supporting communities 

Creating more than 6.500 affordable housing units through Community Development Banking

Supporting businesses

Supporting businesses 

To help fuel the economy, we work hard to help businesses create or retain jobs through traditional and low-cost lending programs.