Santander Bank, one of the country’s largest retail and commercial banks, sponsors five teams of City Year AmeriCorps members nationwide and provides financial literacy education at multiple sites.
Santander has a deep commitment to the neighborhoods where its employees and customers live and work, and strategically partners with local nonprofits to make a measurable difference in the lives of low- and moderate-income individuals. Santander’s cumulative investment in City Year has contributed to more than 900 students receiving targeted academic interventions, and more than 700 AmeriCorps members and students participating in essential financial literacy training led by Santander professionals in communities across the country.
Santander’s financial education program equips AmeriCorps members with key skills to manage their finances and it consistently receives positive feedback:
This was a helpful glance into the financial world and the steps I need to take to prepare myself for the future two to three years after City Year.
City Year Boston AmeriCorps member
I feel more confident dealing with my finances now…the facilitator from Santander was engaging and knowledgeable.
City Year New York AmeriCorps member
A dedicated partner since 2015, more than 200 Santander Bank employees also volunteer annually alongside City Year through impactful physical service projects, including on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Visit this page to learn more about Santander’s work in the community.
About Santander Bank
Santander Bank, N.A. is one of the country's largest retail and commercial banks with $74.2 billion in assets. With its corporate offices in Boston, the Bank's approximately 9,600 employees, over 600 branches, more than 2,000 ATMs and 2.1 million customers are principally located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Madrid-based Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN) - one of the most respected banking groups in the world with more than 125 million customers in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. It is overseen by Santander Holdings USA, Inc., Banco Santander's intermediate holding company in the U.S. For more information on Santander Bank, please visit www.santanderbank.com.