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.

Grant Funding

We provide support through the ESL Charitable Foundation to help local not-for-profit organizations be more effective in serving our community.

ESL Black & Latino Equity Grant

This funding opportunity is available for local Black and Latino-led nonprofits to help organizations maintain and improve programs and services they offer.

Funding Request Information

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

ESL Named Among Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance

Great Place to Work ranks ESL 33 on its list of Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: IBERO American Action League

As the only dual-language human services agency in Monroe County, the Ibero American Action League has been a staple in the Latino community for more than 50 years. 

Financial Wellness

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

Women Owned Business Webinar

October is National Women’s Small Business Month! Hear from women business owners in Rochester, how they started their business, and advice they would give to future business owners. Register today!

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.