Supplier diversity makes us all stronger.

Supplier diversity makes us all stronger.

Supporting our community while providing extraordinary client service

We’re committed to investing in our communities through our Supplier Diversity Program. This program is designed to provide equitable procurement opportunities that foster the growth of diverse companies in our local communities. We actively promote business opportunities for certified minority- and women-owned businesses as well as certified veteran-, persons with a disability– and LGBT-owned businesses. By integrating supplier diversity into all aspects of our business, we can contribute to the long-term economic sustainability of the communities we’re privileged to serve.

  • Our focus

    Our Focus

    • Sourcing diverse suppliers that can provide the highest-quality products and services to First Republic.
    • Creating equitable procurement opportunities through outreach and education.
    • Providing resources and mentorship to diverse businesses to foster their growth.
    • Encouraging suppliers to commit to their own diversity initiatives.
    • Supporting minority development organizations and participating in trade shows and procurement events.
  • Eligibility

    First Republic Bank’s Supplier Diversity Program is open to businesses located in the United States, or one of its trust territories, that are at least 51% owned, controlled and operated by diverse entrepreneurs. In the United States, this includes companies that are majority-owned by racial or ethnic minorities; women; veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces; persons identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender; or entrepreneurs with a disability.

    While self-certification of diversity status may be accepted, it’s preferred that your business be certified by a recognized certifying body. The following organizations can certify your business as diverse and connect you with other companies that are committed to diversifying their supply chains:

  • How to join our program

    If you're interested in doing business with us, please complete this intake form. Should there be an opportunity to contract with you in the future, you may be asked to provide diversity status certification or verification.

    Our supplier diversity team and other key employees actively engage in local, regional and national supplier diversity events and trade shows. Please contact us at SupplierDiversity@firstrepublic.com for more information and to connect with our team.

    First Republic Bank is honored to partner with companies that share our core values of Do the Right Thing and Provide Extraordinary Service. Thank you for your interest.