Is It Possible To Be Proud Of A Bank?

We think so. Albina Community Bank works to create hope and financial opportunity by building lasting banking relationships with those who care the most about our communities. It's our mission.  And part of that includes our support of community development by providing products and services and banking solutions that are directed towards improving the social or economic conditions of underserved peoples or residents of distressed communities.

At Albina, we know that your ordinary banking transactions can make an extraordinary difference in our local communities.  Please check out our Community Impact Scorecard to see the difference a banking relationship with Albina can make, and to see how your everyday transactions are helping us make an extraordinary difference in our local neighborhoods.

Link to Community Impact Scorecard

Our CDFI Certification

Albina is one of approximately 120 commercial banks across the United States certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  As a CDFI, we have a primary mission of promoting community development and work in market niches that are often underserved by other financial institutions and to provide financial and educational services in our local community.  

Over the last 20+ years, Albina has been awarded nearly $5.9 Million in funding from the CDFI Fund in recognition of the work we are doing to support community development in our local neighborhoods.  We continue that positive impact by leveraging these awards back into distressed communities in Portland. To learn more about CDFIs, visit  

Our B Corp Status

B Corporations are leaders of the global movement of people using business as a force for good. There are over 1,800 Certified B Corporations from more than 130 industries in 50 countries with 1 unifying goal – to redefine success in business.

The performance standards B Corps meet measure a company’s impact on all its stakeholders, such as workers, suppliers, community, customers and the environment. B Corps are important because they inspire all businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world, but to be the best for the world.

With a proven track record of positively impacting the Portland community, Albina Community Bank has a primary mission of promoting community development and increasing economic opportunity. Albina is one of 11 Certified B Corporation banks worldwide.  (Click here) to learn more.



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