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Committed to Community

We’re not “committed to community” in words alone. We let our actions speak for themselves.

Deeply Rooted in the Chicago Community

Republic Bank of Chicago has been deeply rooted in the community since we opened our first branch on Chicago’s southwest side in 1964. And we’ve never lost that focus. We love being local! We work hard in our communities every day to serve businesses and individuals. We’re proud to support a number of worthy causes so that our neighborhoods—and Chicago’s spirit of ingenuity—continue to thrive.

You might find our banking professionals explaining the basics of saving and spending to Kindergarten classes for Career Day. We also ring bells for Salvation Army donations during the holidays. We host supply drives to send to our brave service men and women overseas. We commit hundreds of thousands of dollars each year in donations and sponsorships to reinvest in our communities.

Highlighted Organizations

We are proud to partner with some outstanding organizations who share our values and have the same desire to help those who live in the communities we serve. Below is a brief list of some organizations that may be able to provide helpful services to you:

Chicago Family Health Center
The Center provides primary health care services including discounted medications. They also have services available for dental and mental health care.

Economic Awareness Council
The Council offers resources to help both youth and adult clients needing assistance with budgeting, resumes, and career planning. They also offer financial education programs for all ages.

Executive Service Corps
Focused on making non-profit organizations successful, The Corps provides consulting, coaching, and professional services for NFPs in need.

Neighborhood Housing Services
NHS provides assistance to first-time home buyers and has services designed to help owners stay in their home during times of financial duress.

Northwest Center
Northwest Side Housing Center helps first-time home buyers, offers financial counseling, and provides assistance with foreclosure prevention.

The Journey Forward
Offering financial counseling, housing counseling, and pre-purchase counseling, The Journey Forward also hosts monthly webinars on a wide range of topics including credit reports, budgeting, foreclosure prevention, and debt management.

State of Illinois Community Reinvestment Notice

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation once the Department completes an evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department. We will update this notice when our first evaluation has been issued. Evaluations available under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) (12 U.S.C. 2901 et seq.) are not affected by the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act. Please see the federal CRA notice we have posted in our branches.

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