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Community Economic Development Plan

Midland States Bank (Honorable Mention) - Effingham, Illinois

2020 Community Commitment Awards Submission

  • Entry Category: Community & Economic Development
  • Asset Size: Medium

Midland States Bank strives to support diverse economies through financial empowerment, community involvement and banking services. It is through community collaboration and execution that this is most successfully accomplished. Midland bankers across our geographic footprint are focused to ensure that we are forming effective relationships in the communities we are fortunate to serve. Midland States Bank utilizes a Corporate Community Economic Development plan that emphasizes a collaborative approach at market levels. The program objective is to collaborate with corporate, regional and market leadership in community engagement and outreach efforts focused on CRA & Fair Lending activities and increasing social capital and creating business development opportunities. This holistic approach utilizes goals regarding: mortgage lending, consumer lending, community development loans, investments, grants, volunteerism and internal committee involvement. Our collaborative approach makes our impact in our customers' lives more than just being the bank down the street. We are their neighbors who care about their wellbeing. We are their partners who want our communities to thrive. We are here to help our customers bank. Learn more about our Believable Banking Product set at https://www.midlandsb.com/believable-banking-loans. Thank you for your interest in learning about our strength and heart behind our community economic development initiatives.