Allen Staff | President, Bank of America Orange County
Hear from Allen Staff, President of Bank of America Orange County, about our role in keeping Orange County moving forward.
While we've all been affected by the pandemic, the nonprofit sector continues to experience unprecedented demand for critical services to support vulnerable populations across diverse communities. Bank of America recognizes the responsibility we have to serve and strengthen our region however we can.
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.
Learn more about how we are advancing opportunities for Hispanic-Latinos as part of our commitment to responsible growth.Read more
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
Through a national leadership summit and an internship with local partners, including Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast and Orange County United Way, 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
Despite being one of America’s wealthiest enclaves, Orange County is also a place of stark inequality, with tens of thousands of young people out of school and unemployed, lacking job skills, and often in trouble with the law. Hope Builders, a non-profit that trains young adults for jobs, calls these individuals “opportunity youth.” Now, with the national economy expanding, preparing them for employment opportunities is all the more important.
Faced with a surge in need brought on by financial hardships related to the coronavirus crisis, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County needed to bring in more support. With the help of a $250,000 grant from the bank, they’re bringing on more support and launching creative programs to help serve the community.
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. That’s why we’re helping the arts flourish in communities across the globe.Explore our commitment