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.

Nonprofit Capacity Building Opportunities Webinar

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, ESL presented an informational session about the ESL Nonprofit Capacity Building Opportunities, along with details on how to apply for funding. Watch the webinar here!

Funding Request Information

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

Join the Financial Health in Greater Rochester Facebook Group

We recently launched a new community on Facebook Groups where members like you can share, connect, and discuss important financial topics. Learn more and join the discussion today.

Urban League Black Scholars

The ESL Charitable Foundation recently recognized four outstanding Black Scholars and awarded them each with a college scholarship.

Small Business Webinar: Growing Your Business in 2022

Whether it’s hiring more people or increasing your sales, growth takes planning. Hear from experts on what you should take into account when planning for success in the new year. Register today!

Financial Wellness

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

ESL Financial Education Center

Introducing a new source of content designed to help you improve your financial health. It’s more than financial education, it’s feeling free from financial worry.