Community

At ESL, our focus beyond a superior customer experience is providing essential guidance to stimulate greater financial wellness for every member. Reinvesting in people, programs, and businesses to help grow the local economy. And collectively creating and supporting true community impact and better quality of life for all.

We’re Inspired to Make an Impact

That’s why we’re leading efforts to empower individuals, non-profits, and small businesses to grow and prosper in meaningful ways.

Community Impact Funding

We support local not-for-profit organizations, helping them to be effective in supporting our community. Learn how to submit your request.

Community Impact Stories

By highlighting examples of real success, these stories share a positive look at what’s happening in our community.

Funding Request Information

Here’s how to request financial support for your community minded organization or upcoming event.

ESL Reinvests More than $10 Million in 2020 to Support COVID-19 Pandemic Response

As the pandemic continues into 2021, we are prepared to carry on our commitment to support nonprofit agencies throughout the community and the people these agencies serve.

The ESL College Scholarship

The ESL College Scholarship helps offset the costs of a college education and recognizes the achievements of students who are excelling in the classroom and making positive contributions to our community. Applications due March 8, 2021.

Financial Wellness

Guidance, solutions, and support that help individuals and businesses achieve financial goals and be fiscally fit. That’s Financial Wellness at ESL.

Money Management Tips

Start the New Year off right with these tips from Jeana Breakingbury and Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Rochester.

Businesses - Stay Alert

Avoid potential scams and threats with these tips for Info Security & Fraud Prevention.