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Climate First Bank Celebrates Breakthrough Year Surpassing $540 Million in Assets

February 28, 2024
Climate First Bank releases its annual financial and operational successes in a letter to stakeholders that highlights the consistent demand for comprehensive, sustainable banking solutions and its strategic growth initiatives. The values-based, community-driven bank surpassed $540 million in assets in the last year, making a substantial impact on the banking industry and the environment.
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Climate First Bank Reduces Solar Loan Rates for Increased Access to Sustainable Living

February 26, 2024
Climate First Bank today announces its re-envisioned Residential Solar Loan product featuring a new 30-year term with an interest rate of 7.83% and a 7.99% APR*. It is the first time a financial institution has decreased its solar loan rates and extended the loan term. The move embodies the bank’s commitment to making sustainable finance accessible to everyone.
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Climate First Bank Enhances ATM Network through NCR Atleos Allpoint Network

February 14, 2024
We're proud to announce that we're expanding our ATM network with NCR Atleos’ Allpoint Network, a surcharge-free cash access solution with more than 40,000 ATMs in the United States, to accommodate our growing customer base nationwide and conveniently provide sustainable banking options. Now with customers in 49 states, we have also onboarded five new team members to support our rapid growth.
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Climate First Bank Supports Successful Attorney Banking Department with Team Growth

January 31, 2024
Climate First Bank’s Attorney Banking department was launched by the bank’s CEO and Founder, Ken LaRoe, Esq. and is now headed up by Climate First Bank SVP, Scott Leitner, Esq. LaRoe started this division of the bank after practicing law for many years and understanding legal business issues intimately. In total, the bank has three attorneys on staff with 45 years combined experience, and is dedicated to effectively serving the business needs of attorneys.
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Climate First Bank and Bliss CARES Support Central Florida’s LGBTQ+ Community with Key Partnership

January 3, 2024
Climate First Bank, the world’s first FDIC-insured community bank founded to combat the climate crisis, today announces its latest Pride Banking Partner, Bliss CARES.
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Climate First Bank Celebrates LEED Certification, Welcomes New Hires

November 14, 2023
The community bank’s latest certification and growth prove its ongoing success as a purpose-driven financial institution
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Climate First Bank Appoints New Board Member and Branch Manager

July 25, 2023
Climate First Bank appoints Marilyn Waite to the Board of Directors (pending regulatory approval), and welcomes Eric Hollar as VP and Branch Manager for the St. Petersburg location.
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Climate First Bank Shares 2022 Impact Report

July 12, 2023
Climate First Bank, the world’s first FDIC-insured community bank founded to combat the climate crisis, marks its two-year anniversary with the release of its 2022 Impact Report.
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