Sunrise Banks Receives Twin Cities Business Community Impact Award

March 8, 2022

(St. Paul, Minn. | March 8, 2022) – Sunrise Banks has received the Twin Cities Business Community Impact Award for its commitment to equity and community development work.

The award recognizes nonprofits and local businesses that are solving social problems through philanthropic initiatives making a difference in Minnesota. In particular, the awards honor those working towards poverty alleviation, hunger relief and access to capital.

Sunrise was recognized for its work on the Paycheck Protection Program as well as its continued diversity and inclusion efforts, including multiple town halls the bank hosted and its Banking on Change campaign, which featured local BIPOC entrepreneurs throughout 2021.

Sunrise was one of ten awardees. This year’s winners are:

  • Appetite for Change
  • Blackwell Burke
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN
  • Maslon
  • Neighborhood Development Center
  • PCs for People
  • Sunrise Banks
  • The Lift Garage
  • Tech Dump
  • UCare

Award winners will be recognized at the Metropolitan Ballroom from 5 – 7:30 p.m. on May 25.

About Sunrise Banks: Sunrise Banks, N.A., Member FDIC, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, strives to be the most innovative bank empowering financial wellness. Sunrise is certified by the U.S. Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), a designation earned by approximately 100 banks nationwide. Sunrise Banks is also a member of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a public benefit corporation and a certified B Corp for its demonstrated commitment to transparent corporate governance and positive community impact. Learn more at SunriseBanks.com, on Twitter @SunriseBanks, or on Facebook.


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