The members of this community have always come together to develop solutions to the region’s most pressing challenges, and we are proud to offer Bank of America’s resources and innovative technology to advance economic mobility within our neighborhoods.
Midge Campbell  |  President, Bank of America Ventura-Santa Barbara
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Ventura-Santa Barbara 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 partners who support diverse entrepreneurs, build job skills and create opportunities 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.

Midge Campbell | President, Bank of America Ventura-Santa Barbara

Hear from Midge Campbell, President of Bank of America Ventura-Santa Barbara, about our role in keeping Ventura-Santa Barbara moving forward.

Let’s build something together

Bank of America is proud to serve our communities within the picturesque Ventura-Santa Barbara market along the American Riviera. To advance racial equality and economic opportunity throughout our service areas, we partner with Hispanic-serving educational institutions and community development organizations, connecting essential services, affordable housing and meaningful employment to our neighbors in need.

To support our small business community, we provide sponsorship and mentorship to organizations, which empower female entrepreneurs through funding and financial literacy training programs. Our teammates also drive local impact through volunteerism, and we support community partners that offer culturally relevant approaches to developing young leaders.

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Providing resources needed to prosper

Since its start in 1991, Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV) has provided more than $7 million in small business loans and offered training and advisory services to more than 19,000 women and minority small business owners along California’s central coast. As the pandemic has made the need for its help more urgent, WEV is expanding its program to include coaching, low-interest capital and grants.

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Advancing Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity

The need for real progress on racial and economic inequality in the United States has been accentuated by the impact of the coronavirus on communities of color, and amplified by acts of injustice. We all have a role to play in helping move communities forward – an understanding that forms the foundation of Bank of America’s long-standing commitment to the people and communities it serves. And they’re at the heart of the bank’s $1.25 billion commitment over the next five years to advance racial equality and economic opportunity.

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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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.