Sunflower Bank, N.A. Announces 2022 Community Impact Year in Review
January 20, 2023Read More about Sunflower Bank, N.A. Announces 2022 Community Impact Year in Review
"Bringing out the best in the lives we touch ... Creating Possibility."
We believe in creating possibility at both the individual and community level. It’s about creating a legacy that makes us proud and provides a solid foundation for the future.
"Sunflower Bank is built on a culture of community. We believe that our communities have the ingenuity, drive and resources necessary to grow. Since we are deeply involved in our communities, we make connections that make a difference."
Everything we do as an organization should have a positive impact on the people with whom we interact. With our mission statement, we affirm our commitment to align our business with our customers, communities, and fellow employees.
At Sunflower Bank and our divisions – First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage – we embrace this statement to reflect our dedication to our customers and the communities we serve.
Whether we are helping a customer achieve their own financial aspirations by using one of our many products or services, or effecting change for an entire community by partnering with well-respected, local outreach organizations, our objective is always to make people’s lives better.
By bringing out the best in our customers, communities and ourselves, everyone is stronger and better able to realize their full potential. When we work together, everybody wins.
in 2022, employees logged over 8,500 volunteer hours in their communities.
“Satisfactory” Community Reinvestment Act rating on last CRA Public Evaluation.
Over $242 million in community development lending and $67 million in community development investments since 2020.
Over $700,000 in charitable donations provided to organizations serving our communities since 2020.
In 2022, expanded partnerships with multiple organizations including On The Road Lending, LISC, NCRC, and Communities in Schools.
Achievement Checking Account certified as meeting the Bank On National Account Standards for 2022-2024.
Sunflower Bank is deeply committed to the below areas of community engagement:
At Sunflower Bank, we believe in the power of civic engagement. Funding education and scholastic achievement is one of the most important ways we do this.
Sunflower Bank’s charitable giving strategy centers on empowering organizations whose mission is to better the lives of people in need. Since 2020, we have donated more than $530,000 toward this effort.
Sunflower Bank strives to have a positive impact on the communities in which we do business. We have developed a wide variety of products that offer lending and equity capital assistance to organizations doing important work in their communities, such as providing affordable housing, creating jobs, economic development and neighborhood revitalization.
Sunflower Bank is committed to providing our customers the opportunity to gain knowledge through our Financial Literacy program. We want to do our part to help those we serve through financial education so they can achieve their goals both today and in the future.
Sunflower Bank received a “Satisfactory” Community Reinvestment Act rating on the latest CRA Public Evaluation.
Phyllis S., Austin, TX Says:
I worked with Sunflower Bank as CEO of Austin Habitat for Humanity. Wonderful community bank with exceptional products and great customer service. On top of that/ this is an organization truly committed to supporting their local community.