Stepping up for members of the community who need help makes my job very rewarding. I’m grateful that Bank of America can use its resources and connections to make a positive impact.
Steve Alch | President, Bank of America Central Florida
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Central Florida is your home. It’s ours, too.

We are committed to helping our communities thrive - dedicating our resources to address the issues that matter most in each community where we live and work.

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Taking action to support our communities, clients and teammates

Now as always, our commitment to help strengthen the communities we serve is unwavering. We’re partnering with local leaders and organizations to address critical needs, and to advance racial equality and economic opportunity. We’re collaborating with companies and working with skill-building partners to help people succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s economy. And we’re doing our part to help people stay healthy — including investing in benefits and resources for our employees who serve our clients in their communities.

Steve Alch | President, Bank of America Central Florida

Steve Alch | President, Bank of America Central Florida

Let’s build something together

Bank of America makes a real difference in our community. One of our key areas of focus is equipping people with the right skills for high-demand jobs. Partnering with a community college, we support an accelerated skills program that trains people for local engineering, distribution and healthcare jobs. Additionally, we’ve funded a training center close to transportation links, helping underserved communities access the initiative. We also partner with a nonprofit that has pivoted its hands-on culinary training from the hospitality industry to people experiencing food insecurity. Small businesses are a priority too: We help Hispanic entrepreneurs, as well as providing female business owners, especially women of color, with access to a no-cost education program. And when it comes to community health, we support a nonprofit that delivers essential medication and services to vulnerable neighborhoods.

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The resurgence in Florida’s Black-owned enterprise

As Black-owned businesses continue to be particularly hard hit by the coronavirus, Black Business Investment Fund of Florida (BBIF), a CDFI with a mission to serve low- and moderate-income communities through business lending and training, has moved the entirety of its operations online. The organization is also delivering necessary funding to its clients—in just two months, BBIF provided nearly 300 loans through the SBA’s Payment Protection Program (PPP), helping businesses ranging from childcare centers to information technology firms to local landscapers.

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Second Harvest fights hunger throughout Florida

With one in six Central Florida residents considered food insecure, food banks like Second Harvest are part of a national battle against hunger. Because much of the work in the region is seasonal and pays below the national average, one in six residents are considered food insecure, meaning they don’t always know where their next meal is coming from. Helped in part by a Neighborhood Builders® grant, Second Harvest can sustain its mission and provide food relief for nearly half a million Florida residents annually.

Find a location

Whether you have everyday financial needs or more complex ones, our experienced specialists can help at locations around your city. Find a location and make an appointment to talk with us.

We remain committed to supporting you with your financial needs during the health crisis. Of course, nothing is more important than your health and safety, and we have taken multiple steps to minimize health risks, based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention. These steps we have taken in our financial centers include enhancing the daily cleaning procedures, implementing plastic screens and distancing markers, following local restrictions on the number of clients that can enter a financial center at one time, and requiring our employees to wear masks. In addition, we are requiring clients wear masks when visiting our financial centers.

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Enjoy local culture for free

See some of the best museums in your area with our Museums on Us® program. You’ll receive free general admission during the first full weekend of every month with your active Bank of America, Merrill, or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card and photo ID.