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Our Partner Network

In 2019, we partnered with over 270 nonprofits in the Puget Sound region. We are proud to support the life-changing work our current partners have done in these areas and beyond:

Education

Health

Social Justice

Domestic violence intervention

Poverty relief

Senior services

Legal assistance

Community development

Nonprofit banking
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Your mission is our mission

We’re invested in making your organization’s vision a reality. As a nonprofit customer, you’ll get access to financial programs, meeting space, and expertise that can help you accomplish your goals.

  • Annual nonprofit expo
  • Use our meeting rooms at no charge*
  • Apply for our annual nonprofit grants
  • Notary services
  • Flexible checking
  • Savings with competitive interest rates
  • Tailored financing options
  • Employee banking
  • Growth consultations
  • Personalized service from experts
  • Online and mobile banking
  • Annual relationship review
  • Free remote deposit capture setup on select accounts**

*Meeting rooms vary by location. Rooms hold between 8-50 guests.
**Applies to accounts with over $250K in operating account.


Checking and Savings

Manage your cash flow without requirements holding you back. These checking and savings accounts are designed to work in tandem to make your day-to-day operations easy.

Talk to a Nonprofit Banking expert to get started.

Nonprofit Checking

Minimal requirements for more flexibility

  • Earns Interest?
    No
  • Minimum to open:
    $100
  • Monthly maintenance service charge:
    $0 if requirements are met. Otherwise, $10.
  • $0 maintenance fee requirements:

    Complete 2+ external withdrawals OR maintain a minimum daily balance of $2,500

  • Transaction limits:
    250 items, plus 300 free check deposits
  • Cash deposit limit:
    None

Nonprofit Savings

Our best rates on savings

  • Earns Interest?
    Yes; see rates
  • Minimum to open:
    $2,500
  • Monthly maintenance service charge:
    $0 if requirements are met. Otherwise, $10.
  • $0 maintenance service charge requirements:
    Maintain a minimum daily balance of $2,500 and an active Nonprofit or Premier Business Checking account.

Financing

As your organization grows, we’ve got exclusive lending options to help you reach the next milestone.

Real estate acquisition

Expand into new locations 

Refinance

Negotiate better terms for outstanding loans

Lines of credit

Access flexible funds for daily operations 

Bridge financing

Fund operations during contribution campaigns and grant proposals

Talk to a Nonprofit Banking expert


We’re in the neighborhood

With 1st Security Bank, you gain a partner who’s invested in the community as much as your success. See what we’re doing to make Washington a better place

1ST Gives Back

“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