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4 pillars of community reinvestment

Affordable housing

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Community services

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Community Partners at 1st Security bank

Stabilize and revitalize

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Community Partners at 1st Security bank

Economic development

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Affordable Housing

Making home happen for everyone

We believe housing should be made affordable for all people in our community. With grant options like the Home$tart program and HomeReady mortgages, we work hard to provide a way for low-to-moderate income families to own the home of their dreams.

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Community Services

We're invested in community service

We are committed to investing in our communities with our time, monetary donations, and lending opportunities. 

  • Total 2023 Volunteer Hours: 6,000
  • Total 2023 Community Development Loans: $28,400,000
  • Total 2023 Community Development Purchased Investments: $3,000,000
  • Total Community Development Investments in the Portfolio: $123,115,453

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Stabilize and Revitalize

Strengthening communities from the ground up

Whether it's supporting a local nonprofit such as The Rainier Valley Community Development Fund or being a financial partner to The IF Project supporting released inmates, 1st Security Bank is committed to helping the communities we serve by driving impact in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Health
  • Social Justice
  • Domestic Violence Intervention
  • Poverty Relief
  • Senior Services
  • Legal Assistance
  • Community Development

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We're here to support your vision.

Access to financial products and services is crucial to making dreams happen. At 1st Security Bank we take a community approach to providing financial products, services, and assistance to those who need it most.  

Contact us to learn more about what 1st Security Bank and our partners are doing to support economic development and affordable housing for stronger, healthier communities.

    Helping others is a big part of who we are.

    “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.”
    Lindsay Klarman, Executive Director, HSDC
    "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!"
    Lifelong's Chicken Soup Brigade
    "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."
    Denise Klein, Executive Director, Wider Horizons
    "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.:
    Jennifer Silveira, Executive Director, Angel One Foundation Food Bank
    "As a new client, having direct contact with a bank officer has been extremely helpful in guiding the transition and introducing tailored cash management services. We feel like we not only have a relationship with a bank but also with a trusted business partner who is available to help us meet our banking needs as they occur"
    Nader Dabestani, Sazan Group
    "This branch is amazing, friendly and ready to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. The tellers are always smiling and giving the best customer service experience. The bank is clean and nicely decorated. The drive through is convenient and easy to use. I highly recommend banking with 1st Security Bank!"
    Global Church, Puyallup - South Hill
    "We love our local 1st Security Bank branch. We enjoy the very friendly employees and welcoming environment when you walk through the doors. The customer service is outstanding. The amount of support 1st Security gives to local businesses is notable and is highly appreciated.
    Victor and Maribel, Victor's Lavender Farm
    "We appreciate 1st Security's business-friendly focus and excellent customer service."
    Marcie Morgensen, Streibel's Corner