The Difference

Sunrise Banks Has a Dynamic Social Entrepreneur at its Helm, Leading a Team That Innovates in the Financial Services Industry and Strives to Create Financial Inclusion for All

Sunrise Banks is a family-owned, nationally-chartered bank, chartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sunrise Banks has a long history of serving inner-city communities in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Over the last decade we have become a national leader in the prepaid card industry. Today, we continue to innovate in empowering financial wellness and providing solutions to issues of financial inequality. In addition, we hold ourselves accountable to social and environmental responsibility metrics in order to create positive community development.

All of our services and business lines are held to financial sustainability goals while also demonstrating progress in achieving positive social impact. We are committed to the following affiliations and organizations to continue to enhance our social mission and impact:

Certified B Corporation

Sunrise is a Certified B Corporation. B Corps use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems to build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. In order to gain B Corp Certification, companies must demonstrate responsible corporate governance and environmental stewardship while being held accountable by the communities they serve.

By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

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Certified Community Development Financial Institution

Sunrise is a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The CDFI Fund works to generate economic growth and opportunity in our nation’s most distressed communities by injecting new sources of capital into neighborhoods that lack financing.

This certification, conferred by an agency under the U.S. Department of the Treasury, is held by approximately 100 banks in the U.S. Sunrise Banks was the first CDFI bank in both Minnesota and South Dakota.

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Member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Sunrise is a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). In March of 2021, Sunrise CEO David Reiling was named chair of the GABV’s board of directors.

GABV is an independent network of financial institutions committed to advancing positive change in the banking sector. These financial institutions are working to change the banking system to provide more transparency, deliver sustainable economic, social and environmental development and serve the real economy.

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