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

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

Alex & Ani bracelets

Alex & Ani

As a company rooted in the words "Made in America with Love," Alex and Ani has grown from a storefront in Newport to a beloved brand in 15 countries and helped Rhode Island reclaim its title as the Jewelry Capital of the United States. Using local suppliers and recycled metals, Carolyn Rafaelian's enterprise creates handcrafted jewelry that, in turn, is creating thousands of jobs nationwide…  learn More about Alex & Ani

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Supporting communities

Supporting communities 

Creating more than 6.500 affordable housing units through Community Development Banking

Supporting businesses

Supporting businesses 

More than $22 billion loaned to small businesses in 2013