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.

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.

ESL Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2021

Greater Rochester’s largest financial institution makes a Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine list for the fifth time this year.

ESL/MCC Scholars Program

Applications now available for the ESL/MCC Scholars Program. Apply today!

Women Owned Business Webinar

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