Our Commitment to the Community

Corporate Citizenship at First Republic

At First Republic, doing the right thing is at the heart of everything we do — from giving back to our communities to building a diverse and inclusive organization.

“Over the years, First Republic has made loans in communities where others have not. First Republic is also a committed partner in addressing income and wealth inequality in these same communities. Through its innovative banking and education programs, First Republic is helping create opportunity for individuals and small businesses.”

Faith Bautista
Executive Director, National Asian American Coalition (NAAC)
First Republic Community Advisory Board Member


Commitment to Our Communities: By The Numbers

  • Over $7 billion:  Since 2010, First Republic has dedicated over $7 billion to finance affordable rental housing and promote community development in low-to-moderate-income (LMI) communities and underserved minority neighborhoods. (1) 
  • Over 870: First Republic supported over 870 nonprofit organizations in 2018, through charitable contributions, volunteerism, and other support.
  • Over 14,600 service hours: Employee Volunteer Program provides every employee with 2 paid work days for volunteerism, with over 14,600 service hours given in 2018.

Community Advisory Board

  • Established October 2016, members of First Republic’s Community Advisory Board offer advice and strategic guidance on the bank’s initiatives focused on affordable housing, small business and economic development, and financial empowerment.

Eagle Community Home Loan Program

  • At the end of 2015, we created our Eagle Community Home Loan program, which offers special fixed rates, plus dedicated bankers and customized service, to borrowers in underserved minority areas. Since inception, through this program we have originated more than $1.8 billion in mortgages located predominantly in African-American or Hispanic/Latino neighborhoods, directly to residential homeowners.(2) (3)

Our commitment to our communities goes far beyond banking. It’s simply about doing the right thing.

(1) Since 2010, through December 2018

(2) Since 2015, through December 2018

(3) Not all properties are eligible. Property must be located within the designated First Republic Bank census tract and secured by a 1-4 unit residential property that is owner occupied, first lien only. Contact a Relationship Manager for details and to determine if your property is eligible for the Eagle Community Loan Program. Loans are subject to Bank's underwriting standards and verification of documents provided. Applicant must meet a First Republic Relationship Manager in person to complete loan application. This can be done at any First Republic preferred banking office. For a complete list of locations, please visit firstrepublic.com/locations.