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 for Increasing Quality Rental Housing

The aim of this grant opportunity is to support non-profit organizations that work to increase the supply of quality, well-managed affordable rental housing in our community. Learn how to apply.

ESL Awards $5.7 Million in Grants During Second Quarter

More than 100 organizations in the Greater Rochester region will use grants to help support vital programs and services for local individuals and families. Learn more about some of the grantees and their work!

Funding Request Information

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

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

At ESL, we celebrate this month by highlighting the hard work of individuals, organizations, and businesses in the Greater Rochester community.

Homesteads for Hope Customer Story

Watch how JennyRae Brongo worked with ESL Business Banking to support her vision for Homesteads for Hope.

Financial Wellness

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

Credit Scores Right at Your Fingertips!

Your credit score is available right in ESL Online and Mobile Banking. Enroll 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.