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A Revolution in Small Dollar Lending

A Revolution in Small Dollar Lending

Recently, David Reiling, Sunrise Banks CEO, was published by Ford Foundation and wrote about a revolution in small dollar lending.  Below is an excerpt of the blog.  You may read the blog in its entirety here. As the CEO of a community development financial institution (CFDI) that serves low-income and working class households, I’m often… Read more »

Banking to Benefit Society

Banking to Benefit Society

Sunrise Banks would like to offer a big congratulations to our fellow Certified B Corporation™, Virginia Community Capital (VCC), on recently becoming the first regulated bank in the United States to become a Benefit Corporation under Virginia state statutes. VCC originally set on the path to becoming a Benefit Corporation after Sunrise became the first… Read more »

The Great Battle for Springtime

The Great Battle for Springtime

Even when we have a few really warm, beautiful days, winter refuses to let go of us. We had our little taste of spring and then right back into the snow again this week. I admit, it gets a little disheartening but I take as a bit more time to get ready to really enjoy… Read more »

Paying it Forward

Paying it Forward

Every year around the holiday season, our CEO gives every employee the ability to make a difference in their own way. Each employee is given $25 in cash and asked to pay it forward to someone who needs it in any way that they see fit. You might imagine that faced with this task many… Read more »

Banking Outside of the Box

Banking Outside of the Box

The realm of “normal banking” usually includes mostly the retail side of what we do. You know, accounts, deposits, withdrawals, loans and debit cards. Every so often we get to focus on the things that Sunrise does outside of that “normal banking” box, the things we do to improve the community around us and to… Read more »

Are We Over Processed?

Are We Over Processed?

This is the question that has been running through my mind all week.  I was invited to a breakfast event earlier this week to hear a Minnesota writer, Patrick Mader, discuss his book: Minnesota Gold.  Patrick isn’t your typical writer; he is a retired teacher, as well as a sports enthusiast, or what I might… Read more »

Giving and Golf

The Great Battle for Springtime

If you’ve been into one of our branches this week, no doubt you’ve seen the flyers about our current food drive. If you haven’t here is some background info. We are hosting a food drive until March 31st to benefit Second Harvest Heartland. If you are interested in donating to the food drive, boxes can… Read more »

Huge Confidence Boost

Huge Confidence Boost

Everyone here was really excited to be nominated as a finalist for the Community Impact Awards, especially after all of the awesome volunteering and charity efforts we put together last year. With this year underway we have bigger plans than usual for volunteering and charity. We’ve undertaken our own Habitat for Humanity House which is… Read more »

Gender Equity in Minnesota

Gender Equity in Minnesota

Gender equality and equity in the workplace are extremely important issues today. We’ve partnered with the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota as one of the sponsors of The Stir, their annual fundraising event. According to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, “The Stir is the Twin Cities’ premier corporate women’s networking and leadership event of the year!… Read more »

Giving Back Together

Huge Confidence Boost

It’s time to take a second to talk about something. Well actually more to brag about something. It’s my coworkers. They are awesome people, not just because they are a joy to work with, but also because they are so generous. You might be wondering where this is all coming from. Well, recently, Sunrise Banks… Read more »