Finally, a bank that does good and keeps your money safe.

Align Your Banking with Your Values

Socially and Environmentally Responsible Banking is the CBB Difference.

Finally. A bank that does GOOD and keeps your money SAFE.

Since 1996, our mission has been to empower and strengthen our entire community. That’s why we became California’s first Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). We take social responsibility to heart.

Our mission is to make a positive and sustainable economic impact on our community as a committed and resourceful financial partner to local businesses, creative professionals, and nonprofit organizations.

Learn more about our local, relationship banking today and start 2024 on the right footing by choosing a bank that aligns with your values.


Why Community Bank of the Bay?

At Community Bank of the Bay (CBB), we offer socially and environmentally responsible banking, along with a comprehensive suite of banking products and services—it’s the CBB difference. We don’t invest in fracking, oil drilling or other projects that harm our environment, and all your deposits stay right here in the Bay Area to support local businesses, nonprofits and creative professionals. Since 1996, we have been known for our financial strength and stability (we maintain capital ratios in the top 5% of peer banks nationwide) and dedication to growing the local economy and supporting our clients’ successes, one neighborhood at a time.

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