Thriving neighborhoods don’t happen on their own. Everyone has a responsibility to help how they can. We’re proud to answer the call with donations and hardworking volunteers so that our communities can have a brighter future.
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We create awareness through special events featuring nonprofits, including our annual Mission: POSSIBLE! Educational event.
We give every employee 16 paid hours of volunteer time each year and encourage activities through local nonprofits.
Every November, we give qualifying local nonprofits grants of $100-$250 each.
As a complimentary service, our nonprofit clients can schedule time in meeting rooms at select branch locations.
We encourage bankers to use their community connections to help nonprofits find talent, grant partnerships, and more.
In addition to our special nonprofit bank accounts.
Our partner network
We partner with more than 100 nonprofits throughout Washington and Oregon. Although we are always looking for ways to expand our collaborations, we are proud to support the lifesaving work our current partners have done in these areas and beyond:
- Social justice
- Domestic violence intervention
- Poverty relief
- Senior services
- Legal assistance
- Community development
Northshore Youth and Family Services
"Dedicated to providing professional, affordable, and culturally responsive counseling services for individuals, couples, families and at-risk youth."
Founded in 1971, Northshore is a Washington State licensed mental health and outpatient substance abuse treatment center offering comprehensive and affordable care for individuals, families and at-risk youth.
Learn more about the great work being done at Northshore Youth and Family Services and how you can support their mission.
"1st Security Bank has been there to help financially with our capital projects and our short-term cash flow needs. Their friendly employees have reached out to help personally with our mission work. 1st Security definitely provides that personal touch that we have not found in previous banking relationships. Top-notch!"
"After 40 years of banking in Seattle, I have finally found a real banking home for my nonprofit organization and for my family. Warm, authentic, capable staff with a huge commitment to building a strong, diverse community."
“During a time of transition and change at Hearing, Speech & Deaf Center, 1st Security was the first bank to say, “We are neighbors. How can we help?” We value businesses that can provide the services we need, while at the same time build partnerships within our community. 1st Security Bank is that bank.”
"We appreciate 1st Security Bank's partnership in caring for this community. This is a bank that really cares, and invests in making a difference in the lives of our local families.: