To maximize our positive impact in Hampton Roads, we identify sponsorship opportunities that enable teammates to directly participate in advancing racial equality and economic mobility through courageous conversation and volunteerism across our neighborhoods.
Frank Castellanos  |  President, Bank of America Hampton Roads
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Hampton Roads 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. And we’re doing our part to protect our planet.

Our presence in more than 90 local markets helps us make a difference across the country.

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How we’re boosting the fight against hunger in Hampton Roads

We’re committed to supporting our employees’ health and safety and to addressing our local communities’ most critical needs. That’s why we donated $100 to local hunger-relief organizations for each Bank of America employee in the U.S. who let us know they’ve received a booster shot.

Through this effort, our team in Hampton Roads recently presented Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and Virginia Peninsula Foodbank with checks totaling $35,000Footnote*. We’re proud to be able to help our community as we work together to move forward. 

Frank Castellanos | President, Bank of America Hampton Roads

Frank Castellanos | President, Bank of America Hampton Roads

Let’s build something together

The presence now owned and operated by Bank of America in Hampton Roads traces its local history back more than 150 years. To support economic opportunity in the 17 municipalities that comprise our modern footprint, we have created a workforce development cohort of academic, business and nonprofit leaders that provide pathways for local students to sustainable healthcare careers.

To support our small business community, we partner with economic development entities to expand access to capital and financial literacy mentorship for Black entrepreneurs. In addition, we help drive community revitalization initiatives to advance affordable housing and healthcare options for our neighbors in need.

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Addressing employment inequality

The South Hampton Roads region of Virginia has an unemployment rate below the national, and the majority of unemployed residents are African American and Hispanic-Latino. Tidewater Community College (TCC), a community partner since 1968, is committed to addressing these inequities by providing job and skills-based training, tapping the resources of its Center for Workforce Solutions to help people from all backgrounds prepare for high-quality jobs.

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Racial equality and economic opportunity

At Bank of America, we’re committed to addressing the root causes of inequality through a company-wide commitment to advancing racial equality and economic opportunity across diverse communities. We are doing this by building upon our existing efforts and leveraging our strengths: creating more affordable housing and expanding home ownership, increasing lending and support to minority-owned small businesses, championing job training and career readiness and addressing health disparities like access to care. We also know we can’t solve these challenges alone, so we’re partnering with other corporations, local nonprofits and community leaders across the country who share our vision for creating meaningful change.

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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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.

* Donations in each market reflect $100 per employee who has recorded their booster and an additional company contribution. Vaccination boosters and vaccination reporting are voluntary.