BAC Florida Bank

BAC Florida Bank in The Community

Caring For Our Communities in South Florida

BAC Florida Bank is committed to maintaining high ethical practices in all aspects of our operations and believes that it is our corporate social responsibility to support the developmental objectives, civic initiatives and to invest in and contribute to the welfare of the key communities we serve. Community involvement is a commitment deeply rooted in our heritage and is an important and fundamental principal at BAC Florida Bank.

Cultivating Community Development and Affordable Housing

BAC Florida Bank has created partnerships and has supported organizations that target economic growth and make affordable housing available in low and moderate income neighborhoods. Our Community Development partners include Broward Alliance for Neighborhood Development, Community Reinvestment Group LC, Neighborhood Lending Partners, New Equity Partners, Inc. and Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade.

Education Empowers People

BAC Florida Bank is a strong champion of educational initiatives and has positioned itself to partner with organizations that empower at risk students in our community through programs which improve the quality of education and enhance the students’ opportunities for access, advancement, achievement and personal development. Our Educational based alliances include Breakthrough Miami, City Year Miami, The Education Fund, Miami Dade College Foundation and Step Up For Students.

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Social Change & Philanthropic Endeavors

BAC Florida Bank recognizes the importance of working together with nonprofit organizations in collaborative ways in order to address social issues that include developmental disabilities, child abuse, healthcare, arts and culture and economic development. We have forged community bonds for positive change with Actors Playhouse Children’s Theater, American Cancer Society, Americans for Immigrant Justice, Center for Autism & Related Disabilities, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Corpus Christi Social Service Center, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Kristi House, Liga Contra El Cancer, Saint John Bosco Clinic and The WOW Center.

Central American Community Initiatives

BAC Florida Bank is headquartered and located in South Florida and the people, neighborhoods and local businesses that we serve in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties make up our core community, however a large portion of the bank’s clients are foreign nationals that live in Central America. We are keenly aware of our responsibilities to help the people of the region deal with the challenges of economic, social and educational issues that impact the key international communities we serve. Our commitment to helping our Central American communities thrive is exemplified through our partnerships with the American Nicaraguan Foundation, APROQUEN; Dani Girl Foundation, Hands of Hope Foundation, INCAE Business School and Instituto Tecnico Juan Pablo II

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For more information about our community partners, click on the organization’s logo.

Miami Dade and Broward Counties Community Development

Broward Alliance for Neighborhood Development LogoBroward Alliance for Neighborhood Development (“BAND”) is a non-profit member organization that advocates for affordable housing and community economic development in Broward County.


CRG_logoCommunity Reinvestment Group (“CRG”) is a consortium of financial institutions of which BAC Florida Bank is one, who have established a not-for-profit organization for the purpose of providing funds at zero interest for the construction and development of economic properties in low-income areas in the tri-county market (Miami-Dade; Broward and Palm Beach Counties).


Habitat_for_Humanity_of_Greater_Miami_logoHabitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is a Christian organization which builds homes in partnership with local financial institutions to make affordable housing available to low income families in our community.


NLP_logoNeighborhood Lending Partners (“NLP”) is a multi-bank lending consortium of which BAC Florida Bank is one, providing financing to developers of affordable housing and community revitalization. NLP is a nonprofit organization servicing the State Florida through member banks and has financed over 137 housing properties comprised of both residential and commercial properties in its targeted low income markets.


New_Equity_Partners_logoNew Equity Partners provides a wide range of services in diverse fields of work, including community economic development, neighborhood redevelopment, housing and health research and technical assistance, public and civic engagement strategies and social justice support and advocacy. They provide services, through grants and contracts, to clients-partners, including private philanthropic organizations, government agencies, multi-lateral and non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) and mission-centered private businesses and other organizations around the world.


Rebuilding Together Miami Dade_logoRebuilding Together Miami Dade is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served.


South Florida Community Partnerships

Actors_Playhouse_logoActors’ Playhouse at The Miracle Theater National Children’s Theater is a nonprofit organization that brings to life classic stories and new musical works. BAC Florida Bank has been privileged to sponsor the annual National Children’s Theatre Festival which has an outreach program that brings theater and the arts to young people from underserved communities. Actors’ Playhouse also has partnerships with Miami-Dade Public Schools to provide educational resources for teachers as well as complimentary tickets to disadvantaged youths.


Americans_for_Immigrant_Justice_logoAmericans for Immigrant Justice is an award-winning non-profit law firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants. In Florida and on a national level, it champions the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocates for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serves as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speaks for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.


image3839Breakthrough Miami formerly known as The Summerbridge Miami is a nonprofit organization that has changed the lives of thousands of low income, disadvantaged students and their families by systematically moving students out of poverty through education. Each year, BAC Florida Bank allocates scholarship funds to Breakthrough Miami to launch high potential middle school participants into academic enrichment programs intended to inspire and prepare the students for high school and college.


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities_logoCenter for Autism and Related Disabilities provides support and assistance with the goal of optimizing the potential of people with autism and related disabilities.


City_Year_Miami_logoCity Year Miami is an education-focused nonprofit organization that partners with high need public schools to provide full-time targeted student interventions in underserved communities across Miami-Dade County.


The Education Fund's_logoThe Education Fund’s mission is to maximize every child’s potential and to ensure that each one graduates with every opportunity for success.


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation_logoJuvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Their mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications.


Kristi_House_Inc_logoKristi House Inc. serves as the coordinating organization for Miami-Dade County’s Children’s Advocacy Center, a facility encompassing eight partner agencies dedicated to serving the comprehensive care needs of abused children and their families, regardless of their financial status. Kristi House provides a healing environment for all child sexual abuse victims accompanied by treatment and coordination of services.


Liga_Contra_el_Cancer_logoLiga Contra el Cancer is a nonprofit organization that provides free medical care to cancer victims who have no financial resources or health insurance. More than 50,000 underprivileged, uninsured individuals have received world-class medical treatment, screening and support from Liga Contra el Cancer.


Miami_Dade_College_Foundation_logoMiami Dade College Foundation raises awareness and financial resources for the College to maintain open-door access to anyone who wants an education, and to provide innovative and multicultural academic and cultural programs, all of which contribute to the vitality of our community.


St_John_Bosco_Clinic_logoSt. John Bosco Clinic is a free clinic providing primary and specialty care to individuals who are without insurance, live in Miami-Dade County and are at or below the 200% poverty limit guidelines.


Step_Up_For_Students_logoStep Up For Students provides legislatively authorized K-12 scholarships and related support to give economically disadvantaged families the freedom to choose the best learning options for their children.


WOW_logoThe WOW Center/Community Habilitation Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides quality programs and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in order for them to lead meaningful and productive lives, explore their potential and ultimately pursue independence. The WOW Center offers adults with developmental disabilities support, guidance and encouragement regarding their personal choices in conjunction with education and work programs.


Central American Community Partnerships

ANF_logoAmerican Nicaraguan Foundation (“ANF”) mobilizes and focuses international and local resources to support programs and projects that improve access to, or the quality of, education, nutrition, healthcare, and housing available to Nicaragua’s most impoverished communities. ANF has devoted its work to promote self-sufficiency and sustainable development in Nicaragua through social support programs. BAC Florida Bank joins efforts with ANF in order to benefit the underserved in Nicaragua.


AROQUEN_logoAPROQUEN is a nonprofit organization founded by Ms. Vivian Pellas. Donations are to benefit APROQUEN the leading burn care and prevention unit in Central America which provides complimentary health services and specialized medical care to children from the poorest sectors of Nicaragua and Greater Central America who suffer from burn injuries and the long term effects such as congenital and acquired malformation. Services included patient visits, reconstructive surgery, rehabilitation and ICU.


Dani_Girl_Foundation_logoDani Girl Foundation Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to help underprivileged children in Nicaragua who are diagnosed with cancer and are unable to afford treatment. They provide the necessary cancer treatments and constant support.


Hands of Hope Foundation_logoHands of Hope Foundation devotes its energy to passionately making a difference for the hungry and needy. They focus their efforts on children excluded from society, children living in Nicaragua that are physical and sexual abuse victims.


INCAE _Business_School_logoINCAE Business School – The objective of INCAE ‘s Master Program is to educate leaders and business people who will transform companies and organizations in Latin America not only by generating corporate profits but also creating economic, social and environmental value.

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