We're banking on communities.
We're banking on communities.
The Banking on Communities initiative is a joint effort by IntraFi® and the Community Development Bankers Association (CDBA) to help CDBA member banks raise funds that can be used to increase lending in underserved communities. The CDBA is a national trade association of the community development banking industry and was established to help its members better meet the credit needs of their communities. Because of their size (small), age (young), and location (underserved communities), CDBA members often find their funding options limited and have fewer resources to devote to attracting deposits. The ICS® and CDARS® services, provided by IntraFi and offered by banks to their customers, have helped CDBA banks to raise billions of dollars in deposits since the launch of this initiative in 2004.
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By utilizing the CDARS and ICS services, CDBA member banks have successfully gathered deposits to help underserved communities. These services help the banks to offer their customers access to multi-million-dollar FDIC insurance.
[IntraFi] has provided, if you will, a wonderful tool for us to fund the expansion of the bank. As we grow the scale of the bank, what we do is grow our capability, our capacity, to be able to lend back into the community. And that’s what it’s really all about, so that we can lend back into the community and really make a difference with these underlying businesses.
Deposit placement through IntraFi’s deposit placement services is subject to the terms, conditions, and disclosures in the program agreements. Limits apply and customer eligibility criteria may apply. ICS program withdrawals may be limited to six per month for money market deposit accounts. Deposits are placed at destination institutions in amounts that do not exceed the FDIC standard maximum deposit insurance amount (“SMDIA”) at any one destination institution. Using multiple destination institutions provides access to aggregate insurance amounts across institutions that are multiples of the SMDIA. Although deposits are placed at destination institutions in amounts that do not exceed the SMDIA at any one destination institution, a depositor’s balances at the relationship institution that places the deposits may exceed the SMDIA (e.g., before settlement for a deposit or after settlement for a withdrawal) or be ineligible for FDIC insurance (if the relationship institution is not an insured depository institution). The depositor is responsible for making any necessary arrangements to protect such balances consistent with applicable law. If the depositor is subject to restrictions on deposits of its funds, the depositor is responsible for determining whether deposit placement through IntraFi’s services satisfies those restrictions. A list identifying IntraFi network banks may be found at https://www.intrafi.com/network-banks. The depositor may exclude particular insured depository institutions from eligibility to receive the depositor’s funds.