Citizens announced today that the bank’s Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money program will provide funding to 150 nonprofit organizations in the communities it serves. A total of $2 million will be awarded to selected nonprofits to support work in this critical area.
The initiative strengthens communities by providing direct funding and volunteerism to programs that provide people with the resources they need to be financially healthy and inspire them to pursue their dreams.
The announcement coincides with Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized campaign that raises awareness of the importance of financial literacy education.
Citizens is dedicated to providing financial empowerment through collaboration and employee engagement. Citizens Financial Group, Inc., with $226.7 billion in assets as of December 31, 2022, is one of the nation’s oldest and largest financial institutions.
Citizens, headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, provides a wide range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market corporations, large corporations, and institutions. Citizens assists its customers in realizing their full potential by listening to and understanding their needs in order to provide tailored advice, ideas, and solutions.