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Recent Updates

Pacific Western Bank Earns "Outstanding" CRA Rating

Pacific Western Bank is proud to announce that the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) rated the Bank as "Outstanding" at its most CRA evaluation. The review period was January 1, 2015 through September 30, 2017 and this  represents the highest possible rating. View the press release (PDF).

Expanding Small Business Lending

Pacific Western Bank recently made a substantial investment to Accion, an organization which creates economic opportunity for low- to moderate-income business owners. This investment supports the expansion of small business lending activities in Riverside and San Bernardino counties especially for those lacking access to traditional credit sources. 

San Diego Habitat for Humanity

Pacific Western Bank was pleased to support the local San Diego Habitat for Humanity with a significant investment which provided capital for future home building efforts. Habitat for Humanity focuses on creating homes for ownership by low-income families in need.

Teaching Financial Education to Central Valley High School Students

Pacific Western Bank partnered with EverFi, Inc. to teach personal financial management basics to high school students in Fresno, Kern, Tulare, and Kings counties. In doing so, Pacific Western Bank became the sole financial institution to support these educational efforts in the Central Valley region.

Pacific Western Bank and Rural LISC Help Alleviate Drought Conditions in the Central Valley

The two organizations recently announced a $1 million loan to Self-Help Enterprises, Inc., as part of an effort to alleviate drought conditions in the San Joaquin Valley. The funds will be used to provide low-income residents with drought relief supplies including water tanks and delivery systems.

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