There’s no greater feeling than being part of the solution. I look forward to continuing to deepen existing and make new connections that help strengthen and enrich the lives of the people in our diverse neighborhoods.
Rita Sola Cook  |  President, Bank of America Chicago
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Chicago 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 advance racial equality and economic opportunity, support diverse and women entrepreneurs, build job skills and create opportunities to help people succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s economy. We’re investing in benefits and resources for our employees who serve our clients in their communities. We're proud to have the efforts of our 200,000+ teammates globally recognized for putting our clients - and our communities - first.

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Investing in Hispanic-Latino teammates, clients and communities we serve

Learn more about how we are advancing opportunities for Hispanic-Latinos as part of our commitment to responsible growth.

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Accelerating access to capital for minority and women-led businesses

Investments help Black, Hispanic-Latino, Asian, Native American, women and other underrepresented entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. Through a variety of means, the private sector can help to provide dependable, sustainable capital to community businesses in need.

See how we're supporting entrepreneurs
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Meet the next generation of change-makers

Through a national leadership summit and an internship with local partners, including Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago and Bridge Communities, our Student Leaders® program provides community-minded young students with a chance to serve, inspire and hopefully change the world.

Learn more about Student Leaders
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Rita Sola Cook | President, Bank of America Chicago

Rita Sola Cook | President, Bank of America Chicago

Let’s build something together

When our communities are faced with adversity, we're there to answer the call. This was particularly true when the health crisis hit home, and hard. We took action providing significant relief funds to frontline caregivers for medical equipment and materials to help them combat the virus and support families affected. Relief was targeted in communities of color, who have seen disproportionately high rates of impact. Additional grants were made to the local tech industry to innovate solutions through the pandemic and support the economic stability of startup businesses. To help kids stay in school, we worked with city colleges across Chicago to provide emergency funds for students at risk of dropping out. Moving forward, we're focusing our efforts on initiatives that accelerate economic recovery for Black and Latinx communities and supporting long-term change.

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26.2 miles of perspiration and inspiration

Come see what Chicago is made of at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9th. From relentless runners to spirited spectators, there’s inspiration for everyone.

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A chance to see what they can be

With its internship program for high-school seniors, Urban Alliance is opening doors in underserved communities in Chicago and beyond. The program includes a workforce readiness bootcamp as well as part-time internships and mentoring during the school year at companies like Bank of America.

The power of the arts

On this episode of Bank of America’s Masterpiece Moment, hear James Rondeau, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, discuss the painting Nightlife by Archibald John Motley Jr.

At Bank of America, we believe in the power of the arts to help economies thrive, educate and enrich societies, and create greater cultural understanding. Through programs like Museums on Us, we’re helping the arts flourish in communities across the globe.

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The power of the arts

On this episode of Bank of America’s Masterpiece Moment, hear James Rondeau, President and Eloise W. Martin Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, discuss the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat.

At Bank of America, we believe in the power of the arts to help economies thrive, educate and enrich societies, and create greater cultural understanding. Through programs like Museums on Us, we’re helping the arts flourish in communities across the globe.

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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. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients and teammates. We encourage visitors wear face coverings when visiting our centers.

In some locations, you may be required to wear a face covering to enter, in alignment with local ordinances.

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The only way you get to #1 is by putting clients first.

World's Best Bank is a huge honor, but we couldn't have earned it - or others we've received - without our 200,000+ teammates and millions of clients around the globe.

Together, we're demonstrating that we deliver great results for clients and also help address important priorities in the communities we serve. It's amazing what we have the power to do when we work together.

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