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November 16, 2016

Project Access Resource Centers

Financial Literacy Presentation to Adults (Spanish).

To be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors.  Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

October 25, 2016

Raise a Child

Harvest Celebration

Proceeds benefit RaiseAChild - building families to improve outcomes for foster children through community partnerships. 

RaiseAChild recruits, educates, and nurtures supportive relationships equally with all prospective foster and adoptive parents while partnering with agencies to improve the process of advancing foster children to safe, loving, and permanent homes. Our vision is to be the nationwide leader in the recruitment and support of LGBT and all prospective parents interested in building families through fostering and adopting to meet the needs of the 415,000 children in the foster care system.

October 25, 2016

Project Access Resource Centers

Financial Literacy Presentation

To be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors.  Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

October 22, 2016

Determined to Succeed

This annual fundraising event brings families together for an evening of entertainment and fun while raising funds for deserving students from underserved communities. 

Determined to Succeed is a Los Angeles-based educational nonprofit organization dedicated to providing exceptional, motivated students from low-income families with comprehensive year-round academic, enrichment and social-emotional support and programming.

October 9, 2016

The Whole Child

2nd Annual Golf Tournament

Our mission is to give children of all ages the skills, support and security they need to build emotionally healthy lives and become caring, responsible adults. Our commitment to children includes their parents, whom we empower to create nurturing families. Together, we enrich our community and our world.

October 8, 2016

Fullerton Education Foundation

This year marks the 11th anniversary of Toast to Learning Wine Auction & Gala, honoring distinguished members of our community. This event brings together business, civic and community leaders as well as Fullerton residents who support our mission of a world class education for each Fullerton student.

October 6, 2016

Asian Americans Advancing Justice

The Anniversary Dinner is a signature annual event that benefits Advancing Justice-LA through the generous support of many individuals, companies and foundations. It celebrates the organization’s accomplishments throughout the year and highlights its year-round programs and services. Additionally, the organization honors partners who have made a significant impact on the community. The event includes a reception, silent auction and dinner in addition to the awards ceremony. 

This event is attended by over 1,200 guests, including elected officials, community partners, members of the local Asian American bar associations and leaders from the corporate, legal and nonprofit sectors. It has become one of the largest fundraising dinners in the AANHPI communities. It is typically held in October in downtown Los Angeles.

September 24, 2016

Jewish Vocational Services

Join us for an evening of dining, dancing and celebration in honor of our 85th Anniversary and Vivian's lifetime of service to JVS and our community.

September 24, 2016

Project Access

FUEL THE DRIVE to help our residents of affordable housing communities reach their full potential. Join us for our 11th Annual Keys to Success Gala and enjoy an evening of entertainment and giving at Crevier Classic Cars in Costa Mesa, California! 

Please join us as we showcase and celebrate our expansion into new cities and regions throughout the western United States. With your help, we can truly make an impact on the lives of thousands of families, children and seniors in need. 

Project Access strives to be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to keep families employed, children in school and seniors active.

September 22, 2016

Orange County Community Housing Corporation

The Lantern 2016 will celebrate the ground breaking of ETHIC’s new affordable housing units at The Great Park in Irvine and the 10th anniversary of OCCHC/Stepping UP’s College Awareness Program. 

OCCHC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to transition extremely low income families to greater self-sufficiency by assisting with housing and education.  Its founding in 1977 was based on the principle that our low-wage families deserve safe housing and safe neighborhoods so that their children would have the same education benefits as those from more affluent neighborhoods.

September 12, 2016

Oasis Center International

At the historic Artists Village in Santa Ana - our  constituents, advocates, donors, volunteers and the board gather to mark the milestones accomplished together.  Join us - as we celebrate our fourth year in creating a movement for arts education in Orange County! 

The mission of OASIS is to positively impact “at risk” youth through a replicable Arts Mentoring Program and to enhance the skills of local artists by establishing an internationally acclaimed Art Academy and Performing Arts Center.

September 11, 2016

Interface Children and Family Services

A beautiful evening under the stars and among the vines to celebrate and nourish our community. Enjoy delicious, local-farmed cuisine, fine wine and fabulous auctions with host Andrew Firestone.  Proceeds from this evening will provide hope and healing to children and families in crisis. 

Interface rescues mothers and children from violence at home and teaches thousands of families how to stop abuse before it happens. Interface rescues homeless teens from living on the streets, reconnecting them with family after conflict has torn them apart. Interface’s safety net services benefit more than 24,000 people a year with life-saving assistance including 24-hour response hotlines, shelters, and intensive counseling aimed at interrupting and preventing a cycle of violence. Join us in caring for what matters most in our community: thriving children and healthy families.

August 20, 2016

ClubCorp Charity Classic

This event benefits Augies Quest, ClubCorp Employee Partner Care Foundation, Children's Craniofacial Association, Orangewood Foundation and Project Access. 

August 5, 2016

Mary Erickson Community Housing

Over the past 12 years, guests at Mary Erickson Community Housing’s annual fundraiser, “Sunset at Salt Creek”, have enjoyed beautiful sunsets, along with delicious food. This year’s event will be held on Friday August 7, 2015. Mary Erickson Community Housing is a San Clemente based organization that provides safe, affordable housing and educational opportunities to promote self-sufficiency for low income families. Fundraisers like “Sunset at Salt Creek” are essential for the organization‘s success. 

Mary Erickson Community Housing (MECH), is a 501 (c)(3)non-profit corporation and designated Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) serving Southern California. Through a dedication to improve the quality of life for working class families, we provide affordable renting, housing and home ownership opportunities to income qualified families.

July 27, 2016

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Since the inception of both the Dodgers Dreamfields and Dodgers RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) programs, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation has invested nearly $10 million in underserved communities throughout Los Angeles.  Proceeds from the Blue Diamond Gala will support the expansion of these two programs, increasing the number of youth served and deepening overall impact.

July 23, 2016

Domestic Violence Solutions

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County works to end the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence by providing prevention and intervention services and by challenging society's attitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effect social change.

July 3, 2016

Project Access Resource Centers

Presentation to young kids (1st-6th graders) – 10-12 kids.

Project Access envisions that all residents of affordable housing communities have the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and maximize their full potential. 

Project Access’s mission is to be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

June 21, 2016

National Latina Business Women Association - Los Angeles

The National Latina Business Women Association-Los Angeles Chapter (NLBWA-LA) invites you to join us as we celebrate our 13th Annual “Honoring Latinas in Business” Awards Ceremony. At the event we will be recognizing extraordinary Latinas in categories such as Business Woman of the Year, Corporate Leader of the Year, Inspirational Leader and several other awards.   

National Latina Business Women Association-Los Angeles (NLBWA-LA) meets the needs of the rapid growth and ranks of Latina entrepreneurs, executives and corporate professionals from the Greater Los Angeles and surrounding communities. 

Our mission is to encourage Latinas to develop their business and professional skills and to meet their career goals through educational programs, financial workshops, business referrals and networking by building strong relationships.  

June 20, 2016

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

Life Skills Week 

LA Education Corps - Young adults who were unsuccessful in a traditional high school have the opportunity to reclaim their academic futures and earn a high school diploma through one of LA Education Corps Charter Schools.

June 15, 2016

HB Council on Aging

Proceeds from this event will help us continue to provide a wide variety of services, classes, activities and clubs designed to support seniors and low-income seniors in staying healthy and active.  Our goal is to help seniors maintain their self-sufficiency and independence with dignity. By teaming up with people like you, we can continue to meet this goal. 

The Huntington Beach Council on Aging will work with elected officials, City staff, and volunteers to respond to the evolving needs of Huntington Beach senior citizens through advocacy and direct action on their behalf.

June 9, 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County

Banc Of California has committed to provide 10-20 volunteers to be a Big for a day.  The Big will be paired with a little and spend the day at Boomer’s in Irvine.  The fun filled day will include a financial literacy presentation to all the littles in attendance. 

Our Mission: To provide strong and enduring, one-to-one, professionally supported mentoring relationships for every child who needs and wants one.

June 3, 2016

Promises2Kids

For over 30 years, Promises2Kids  has been creating a brighter future for children who are in foster care.  This amazing event draws philanthropic community and business leaders  dedicated to making a difference for foster children. 

Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization originally founded over 30 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.

June 2, 2016

West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation

West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation, founded in 1994, is a non-profit, 501 C 3 charitable organization dedicated to providing economically deprived high school students with an opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports and have access to high quality sports medicine care and services designed to improve health and ensure safety. At a time when many of this country's high school students are at risk from many of the negative influences of society, high school sports provide a valuable model for learning responsibility, dedication, social interaction, and team building.  The West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation – Team to Win program is more important today than ever before. Due to the rise in unemployment, the result has been the loss of health insurance for many families, in addition to the rising cost of insurance for those who are still able to afford insurance.  The WCSMF- Team to Win program is even that more critical today, to the students of Team to Win.

May 30, 2016

Financial Literacy - Asian American's Advancing Justice

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.

 

May 2, 2016

OC Human Relations

At OC Human Relations we believe it’s important to celebrate the good things going on in our communities. 

On May 5, 2016, we will celebrate Orange County’s local unsung heroes at our annual AWARDS Gala at The City National Grove of Anaheim.  This event will honor the people in our community who have made exemplary contributions to human relations in our schools, communities, businesses and police departments. 

To foster mutual understanding among residents and eliminate prejudice, intolerance and discrimination in order to make Orange county a better place for ALL people to live, work and do business - See more at: http://www.ochumanrelations.org/about/mission/#sthash.B7wNAgNL.dpuf

May 2, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Since its creation nearly 30 years ago, Segerstrom Center for the Arts has depended upon the leadership and generosity of the Orange County business community. Long-standing partnerships with local businesses have been a source of pride and a vital area of support in contributing to the Center's success. In turn, the Center serves as an important economic force in Orange County and Southern California, generating an annual impact of $350 million to the region. 

Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Business Leadership Committee is a partnership between the Orange County corporate sector and the Center. The annual Arts & Business Leadership Awards Dinner is the sole fundraising vehicle of the Committee; the proceeds of which support the Center's exceptional education and community outreach programs, giving contributors the opportunity to enrich and transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people each year.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts believes in the power of performing arts to transform lives and that the shared experience and exploration of the arts will help unite Orange County, creating a more culturally connected and vital community.

April 29, 2016

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

For more than a quarter century, the LA Conservation Corps has saved young lives in some of our harshest communities. We offer jobs, and education and, most importantly, the belief that these young people matter. For their part, they make the City of LA more livable – planting trees, cleaning streets and alleys, building parks and gardens, leading LA River tours and recycling. We invite you to celebrate these determined young people with us at our Annual Spring Luncheon.

April 28, 2016

Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse of Santa Barbara

The 2016 Amethyst Ball will be a memorable evening of Cosmic Rock with music by The Alan Parsons Live Project! This will be an Amethyst Ball like no other, and we are excited to share the magic of this event with you. Don a tuxedo or your most creative rock n' roll attire, for this rock meets black-tie event! Enjoy a "Backstage at the Bacara" VIP reception, with your chance to meet Alan and the band as you peruse our beautifully merchandised silent auction. Once inside the stunningly designed Ballroom, join us for an exquisite dinner and a brief live auction and program, followed by a phenomenal performance by the Alan Parsons Live Project.

In pursuit of this mission, CADA seeks to:

Prevent alcoholism and drug abuse through education and public awareness.

Intervene when symptoms of the problem appear and provide alternative activities, support, and treatment.

Encourage proper diagnosis, treatment and continuum of care for individuals and families with alcoholism, other drug addictions and related problems.

April 28, 2016

Boys and Girls Club of Fullerton

All tournament proceeds go to supporting the diverse needs and interests of our members.  Our Programs promote the development of young people by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, influence and belonging.  When this strategy is fully implemented, self-esteem is enhanced and an environment is created which helps our members reach their full potential. 

 

April 28, 2016

Junior Achievement of Southern California

JASoCal’s programs of financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness are reaching more than 100,000 students every year. 

To improve the financial literacy of our future business leaders and employees, Junior Achievement of Southern California (JASoCal) has created an exciting reality-based learning environment for middle and high school students.

April 25, 2016

Minds Matter of Los Angeles

Join us for an evening of wine tasting, cocktails, gourmet food, and more! Your ticket purchase provides vital financial support to ensure high-achieving, low-income Los Angeles area students are prepared for success in college and beyond. Minds Matter of Los Angeles students need your support! 

Minds Matter transforms the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for success in college and beyond.

March 23, 2016

Pepperdine Micro-Enterprise Program

Banc Of California employees will be providing a presentation on Financial Management to the clients participating in Pepperdine’s Micro-Enterprise Program.
The Pepperdine Micro-enterprise Program helps underprivileged members of the Los Angeles community find gainful employment and launch micro-businesses. The Pepperdine Microenterprise Program is improving our community by igniting a passion within the people we serve.  We partner with transitional shelters in the greater Los Angeles area, providing their residents with an education focused on personal development, career development, and entrepreneurship.

March 23, 2016

Project Access Resource Centers

Banc Of California employees will be providing a presentation on Banking Services and Savings to the English Speaking adults at Malabar Apartment’s Project Access Resource Center.  

March 23, 2016

Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Paint the Town Blue™ is a one-day shopping and dining event on South Lake Avenue to raise money for and awareness of the programs and services at the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena.  Proceeds will be used to provide after-school and summer programming at the Club for at-risk children aged 6-18. These programs include homework assistance and tutoring, leadership training, technology and science labs, visual and performing arts, creative writing, aquatics and water sports.

March 23, 2016

Bienvenidos

Founded in 1986 to serve abandoned and neglected children, Bienvenidos is a multi-faceted nonprofit social service organization that offers a comprehensive continuum of support for vulnerable children and families. Programs are provided through three divisions: Foster Care & Adoptions, Community Services and Mental Health. Through prevention, early intervention, treatment and aftercare, Bienvenidos’ staff work to address the trauma rooted in poverty and expressed as neglect and abuse. In serving almost 7,000 children and families annually, Bienvenidos’ unique strength is its ability to provide an array of services that address multiple needs through both internal and external collaborations. This enables Bienvenidos to fulfill its mission of being a compassionate community of care dedicated to healing children, strengthening families and transforming communities. Bienvenidos’ vision is of a society in which every family can provide a loving, healthy and secure home where children can grow and thrive.

March 22, 2016

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

Banc of California employees will provide presentations on Budgeting to the corps members as part of their Life Skills Week provided by the Los Angeles Conservation Corps. 

LA Education Corps - Young adults who were unsuccessful in a traditional high school have the opportunity to reclaim their academic futures and earn a high school diploma through one of LA Education Corps Charter Schools.

March 22, 2016

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is turning 25! Join us as we celebrate this milestone with our lending and community partners. We look forward to sharing our accomplishments from the past 25 years at the 25th Anniversary Gala. The event will take place at the beautiful Richard Nixon Library and Museum located in the City of Yorba Linda on Thursday, March 24, 2016.  

March 16, 2016

Project Access Resource Centers

Banc of California provided financial literacy to the English speaking adult population at Hermosa Village Apartment in Santa Ana.  Banc of California provided a financial literacy presentation that centers around savings and banking services.  

February 29, 2016

NeighborWorks Orange County

At the 2016 Good Neighbor Awards, we will celebrate another successful year of providing vital homeownership and community building services to Orange County.  We will also honor three individuals who have served as outstanding community leaders. 

NeighborWorks Orange County strengthens communities and enhances the quality of life for working families by expanding housing opportunities, promoting sound financial management, and encouraging civic engagement.

February 23, 2016

Aliah Sweet Fragile Heart Foundation

Join The Aliah Sweet Fragile Hearts Foundation along with current & retired NFL athletes tomorrow for Champions in the Zone from 10-3 in Inglewood. It will be a fun day with a Panel Discussion, Entertainment, NFL Play 60, Lunch by Chick-fil-A & In n Out, Raffles & Giveaways, and Breakout Sessions. We will be discussing "The Making of a Champion" and other relevant topics.  

January 21, 2016

Los Angeles Team Mentoring – University Day

5 Banc volunteers provided financial literacy training at Woodbury University.  The presentation covered career exploration, savings, budgeting and credit concepts to over 90 middle school students.  

Los Angeles Team Mentoring (LATM) runs a program called TeamWorks which is an after-school mentoring program for junior high school students.  TeamWorks, uses an interactive project and activity-rich curriculum that promotes positive self-image and attitude, builds strong peer-to-peer and peer-to-adult relationships, and emphasizes the importance of team work and diversity by utilizing a unique team model to connect youth and adults.  

The purpose of the event was to build college awareness and team-building activities.  The students partake in a tour of the campus, provided a panel of current and former students to discuss student life and a financial literacy presentation provided by the Bank.

The students rotated through a campus tour, college presentation, and financial literacy presentations.  The Bank employees provide financial literacy presentations which covered careers exploration, financial goals, budgeting, savings and savings options. 

 

January 19, 2016

Junior Achievement – JA For a Day

13 Banc volunteers went to Lennox Middle School and provided 4 financial literacy exercises to the students. JA in a Day is an in-school event designed to allow volunteers to reach students with an entire JA program in one day. Volunteers are provided with the curriculum and materials to lead four to five activities over the course of several hours. They are encouraged to interweave their business experiences into the lessons, which align with the common core standards for Math, English, and Language Arts.

December 14, 2015

Garfield Elementary School

Garfield Elementary School children received an early holiday present this year when Banc of California employees donated toys to over 700 students.

November 15, 2015

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce

The Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce will present the 2nd Annual Non-Profit Organization Awards Luncheon and Educational Forum on Thursday, November 5, 2015. Recognizing the accomplishments of local Non-Profits and their superior service to the Greater Los Angeles Latino community.

November 11, 2015

Los Angeles Team Mentoring

LATM will be hosting over 400 junior high students on the campus of UCLA to provide the students access to the college experience.  TeamWorks, uses an interactive project and activity-rich curriculum that promotes positive self-image and attitude, builds strong peer-to-peer and peer-to-adult relationships, and emphasizes the importance of team work and diversity by utilizing a unique team model to connect youth and adults.

November 5, 2015

Partnership for LA Schools – Parent College

Banc of California will be providing Spanish-speaking presenters to provide a Spanish financial literacy presentation to the parents attending Parent College.  The presentation will introduce the topics of Savings and Banking Services.
 
Started in 2009, the Parent College is a parent empowerment program designed to improve parents’ capacity so they can become informed advocates for their children’s education.  Through monthly academic and empowerment workshops, Parent College teaches parents to better support their child’s learning at home and better understand the “Three R’s,” rights, roles and responsibilities.

November 4, 2015

Toro Guardian Scholars

Toro Guardian Scholars, also known as TGS, at California State University, Dominguez Hills is dedicated to supporting college students that have transitioned from the foster care system. We provide a unique program that connects students to a wide range of services and resources that will guide them throughout their educational journey.

November 3, 2015

California Reinvestment Coalition

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center - Downtown Los Angeles
 
Celebrating Los Angeles reinvestment and honoring community heroes

November 2, 2015

Trojans Guardian Scholars

The Trojan Guardian Scholars program is committed to supporting current and former foster youth who attend the University of Southern California and to building a regional network that creates new pathways for college-bound students exiting the foster care system. Through providing comprehensive support services, the Trojan Guardian Scholar program helps enable students who attend the University of Southern California to experience the campus to its fullest and to achieve their goals of academic excellence, self-sufficiency, and successful professional careers in their desired fields.

October 28, 2015

Junior Achievement - Finance Park

16 Banc volunteers will provide an inter-active budgeting lesson to 65 members of the LA Job Corps at Junior Achievement of Southern California Finance Park.

At JA Finance Park, students are given a unique life profile after answering a series of future lifestyle questions. Their life profile includes an income, marital status, even kids! Using this new adult persona, students work to create a balanced monthly budget while making decision regarding housing, transportation, insurance, savings, entertainment expenses and much more.

October 26, 2015

LA CADA

Plan now to join us as we celebrate L.A. CADA's 44th Anniversary of providing services to the residents of Los Angeles County, and acknowledge the achievements of the many individuals who have benefited from our services.

Our Mission is to save lives, unite families, and protect the community through addiction counseling and healthy living education.

October 22, 2015

Fullerton Technology Foundation

This year marks the 10th anniversary of FTF's Toast to Learning Wine Auction & Gala, honoring distinguished members of our community. This event brings together business, civic and community leaders as well as Fullerton residents who support FTF & FEF's mission of a world class education for each Fullerton student. The evening includes cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, and fine dining.

October 21, 2015

National Asian American Coalition

The National Asian American Coalition invites you our Twelfth Annual Economic Development and Housing Conference in San Diego. Please join a broad range of Black, Latino and Asian American community and church leaders, as well as key officials from government and corporations, at a conference that will include workshops and an emphasis on homeownership, youth financial education and small business development. The theme of this year's conference will focus on the passage of the historic "Immigration and Nationality Act Of 1965," also known as the "Asian civil rights act."

October 20, 2015

Oasis Center International

Banc of California will have 8 of our branch managers provide financial literacy presentation to 2nd and 3rd grade students of MLK Jr. Elementary School. The presentation will introduce the concepts of budgeting, saving, buying decisions and setting goals. OASIS has successfully completed an 18-week after-school arts mentoring program with an Architectural Design curriculum at MLK Jr. Elementary School. We have partnered with Oasis to incorporate financial literacy into their program.

October 19, 2015

Fullerton Cares Autism Coalition

In observance of those with special needs in our community and in support of Fullerton autism charities and special education programs, the sold-out Fullerton Cares "Comedy Show for Autism" benefit comedy night has been going strong for over five years, featuring nationally headlining comics at the historic Fox Theatre Fullerton. The show was the first ever stand-up comedy show held in the historic Fox Theatre, a venue that has been a central feature in Fullerton for over 80 years. Says Summer Dabbs, Director at Fullerton Cares, "Comedy Show for Autism benefits a cause that is very special to me and I am proud that we have the ability to make a difference and spread autism awareness in our community."

October 14, 2015

JVS Women's Leadership Network

The conference is produced by the JVS Women's Leadership Network (WLN), a donor support group for all of JVS Los Angeles' programs serving girls and women in crisis or transition. The WLN focuses on WoMentoring, an innovative career mentoring program that matches women in career transition with professional women in established careers. Founded in 1998, the program supports women with a clear career direction as they work to advance their professional goals and personal development. Successful mentees are encouraged to return to the program as mentors, and the program is developing a component to serve women veterans.

October 14, 2015

Hollywood Police Action League

The Hollywood Police Activities League (PAL), a community-based crime prevention program, provides young people with positive alternatives to gangs and drugs. Through interaction with police officers in recreational, educational, athletic and fine arts activities, young people are given the opportunity to form healthy, positive attitudes toward the police, the society and the laws they represent.

October 14, 2015

Inner-City Arts

The arts and creativity are transformational, and by engaging young people in their own creative process, Inner-City Arts is helping shape a society of creative, confident and collaborative individuals.

The Imagine Awards is Inner-City Arts' signature fundraising event and all contributions directly support free arts education for underserved youth in Downtown LA. Please join us at the historical Vibiana as we celebrate the transformational power of the arts and help unlock the creative potential of LA's youth.

October 13, 2015

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles

The Anniversary Dinner is a signature annual event that benefits Advancing Justice - LA through the generous support of many individuals, companies and foundations. It celebrates the organization's accomplishments throughout the year and highlights its year-round programs and services. Additionally, the organization honors partners who have made a significant impact on the community.

October 12, 2015

Christ Our Redeemer Community Development Corporation

COR Community Development Corporation (COR CDC) is committed to economically empowering impoverished communities by forming partnerships with public and private sectors. Located in Orange County, our organization provides services in the areas of education, financial literacy, affordable housing and civic engagement.

October 11, 2015

Los Angeles Team Mentoring

Los Angeles Team Mentoring's Annual Soiree takes place in the Fall of every year, and attracts a crowd of dedicated supporters from Los Angeles' business and philanthropic community. 

Our mission is to guide middle school students growing up in challenging urban environments to recognize and reach their full potential as members of our community. Through a school-based approach to mentoring, young adolescents are given the tools and support necessary to make positive choices during a critical period in their lives.

October 8, 2015

Boys and Girls Club of Fullerton

For over 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fullerton has offered our youth a safe place to be during after-school hours coupled with programs that enhance their educational, civic, leadership and arts abilities. Our Fundamental Campaign "Stand Up for Kids" runs year-round to help balance the cost to run our programs and services. Individual giving is the driving force behind our ability to support the 1,500+ kids who pass through our doors. It just takes one donation to make a difference.

October 8, 2015

Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Foundation

Stroll around the historic and iconic grounds of The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe on October 11, 2015 while sampling fine wines and beverages from around the Rancho Santa Fe area. Our local restaurants will be offering a taste sampling of their best dishes and desserts. Top musicians will be entertaining the crowd in this relaxed setting. The silent auction and raffle are some of the evening's highlights.

The heart of the Rotary Club is to help others. With that in mind, the proceeds from this Rotary event will benefit: Miracle Babies, The RSF Community Center, The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society, Kids Kingdom Orphanage, International Relief Teams, Just in Time, The Pendleton Cottages Project, The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum, The Rotary Foundation.

October 6, 2015

LISC San Diego

Presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co., LISC San Diego's first Innovations in Community Development roundtable breakfast will highlight "best practices" in local community and economic development programs. The dynamic agenda will spotlight innovative public-private partnerships to foster investment in neighborhood economic development activities. Bringing together leaders in community and economic development who support, fund, partner or advocate for neighborhood development in San Diego, this program will convene neighborhood stakeholders, share best-practices, discuss new initiatives and recognize successful programs that have made a difference in San Diego's communities.

October 5, 2015

Centro Latinos for Literacy - Manos Amigas Graduation

Centro Latino for Literacy (Centro Latino) teaches non-literate Spanish speaking adults to read and write in Spanish as a foundation to learn English. Founded in 1991 as a non-profit organization, Centro Latino creates innovative solutions that transform lives through literacy. Over 5,600 non-literate adults have learned basic literacy skills, including math, grammar, and personal finances.

October 2, 2015

Interface Children & Family Services

The 2nd Annual Farm to Table Benefit Presented by Union Bank will be held Sunday, October 4, 2015, at Sherwood Country Club from 4pm to 8pm. Based on the success of last year's event, we expect to attract over 300 philanthropic leaders from the local community and to be among the most notable fundraisers taking place in our region. This magical evening emceed by Andrew Firestone will bring people together to nourish our roots and celebrate community. Incorporating produce provided by local farmers, you will experience a culinary experience that brings the freshest ingredients to the table in creative and tasteful ways. The evening will begin with an elegant silent auction and cocktail hour followed by a dinner program and live auction.

October 2, 2015

Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County works to end the intergenerational cycle of domestic violence by providing prevention and intervention services and by challenging society's attitudes, beliefs and behaviors to effect social change.

October 1, 2015

Friends of Pathways

Pathways to Independence's mission is to assist young women in getting an education and becoming independent self-sufficient members of society. This occurs by providing the love, support and resources they require to heal emotionally and live productively. Many of our clients come from alcoholic families. Many have experienced years of incest or other forms of abuse. Some spent years in foster care or even became indigent.

September 28, 2015

Hollywood Police Action League

The Hollywood Police Activities League will present the 12th Annual Hollywood PAL Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 30th from 6-9pm at the Avalon in Hollywood. This highly anticipated Gala will be themed ROCK EVOLUTION and feature live music and performances, all the while celebrating the PAL mission to build trust between cops and at-risk youth. All proceeds raised from this event will be used to provide enrichment activities and fund PAL's ongoing crime prevention programs for children ages 6-17 in Hollywood. The evening program will include an awards presentation honoring the recipient of the 2015 Community Leadership Award, as well as PAL Kid-of-the-Year. The fundraising success of this event directly impacts the number of kids we will be able to serve in 2016.

September 17, 2015

Voices for Children

The 13th annual Starry Starry Night gala on Saturday, September 19, 2015, taking place again at the San Diego Polo Club in Rancho Santa Fe. Join event co-chairs Stephanie Bergsma and Dwight Hare for a beautiful night under the stars, including gourmet cuisine, musical entertainment, and an exciting live auction--all to support the life-changing work of our Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) who advocate for San Diego County foster children in Court, in schools, and in the community.

More than 340 supporters of Voices for Children gathered for last year's Starry Starry Night gala which grossed a record-breaking $1.36 million for the foster children we serve.

Jamie Smart, VP Branch Manager of Rancho Santa Fe, is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for the organization.

September 16, 2015

The Country Friends - Art of Fashion

The nonprofit announced recently that it is honored to partner for the 11th straight year with South Coast Plaza, an international destination known for luxury shopping, personal service, and upscale amenities. Proceeds from the fashion show and luncheon, featuring boutique shopping and the Apres Affaire wine tasting, benefit more than 30 San Diego County charities, including Angel's Depot, Armed Services YMCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Burn Institute, Canine Companions, Hospice of The North Coast, Mama's Kitchen, Pro Kids The First Tee of San Diego, Promises2Kids, Ronald McDonald House Charities, San Diego Brain Injury Foundation, and many more.

The organization's primary exempt purpose is to raise funds to support human care agencies located in San Diego County.

September 16, 2015

Taller San Jose - Light Up A Life

Taller San Jose will host its annual Light Up A Life gala to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The gala is to be a memorable evening under the stars. The gala features a live and silent auction, Amigo scholarship drive, car raffle, student speaker and gourmet dinner.

Taller San Jose (St. Joseph's Workshop) provides disadvantaged young adults with the life skills and job training needed to live more productive and self-actualized lives. Taller San Jose gives young people, who are unemployed, out of school, in and out of the criminal justice system and/or pregnant or parenting, the chance to start over. The organization demonstrates an unwavering acceptance of others for whom and where they are on their life trajectories and is committed to empowering youth to realize their strengths and positively impact their futures.

September 16, 2015

Project Access Resource Centers

Mission: To be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

September 13, 2015

Oasis Center International

The mission of OASIS is to positively impact "at risk" youth through a replicable Arts Mentoring Program and to enhance the skills of local artists by establishing an internationally acclaimed Art Academy and Performing Arts Center.The vision of OASIS is to inspire a generation of youth to fulfill the highest level of life achievement possible through discovery and development of their inherent creative gifts.Gary Dunn, EVP Community Development, serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of this organization.

September 13, 2015

Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County

On September 15, 2015, the Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County celebrated the realization of a long-time dream of homeownership for the Martinez family. After working numerous hours for Habitat for Humanity projects within Sonoma County, the foundation selected the Martinez family as a “Habitat Partner Family” as a tribute to their dedication.

Staying true to its nationally-renowned reputation of work with Community Land Trust Networks, our Banc Home Loans Santa Rosa Branch successfully funded the Martinez family’s loan for a new home. We are proud to have played a role in the realization of this dream.

August 5, 2015

Mary Erickson Community Housing Sunset at Salt Creek

Over the past 12 years, guests at Mary Erickson Community Housing’s annual fundraiser, “Sunset at Salt Creek”, have enjoyed beautiful sunsets, along with delicious food. This year’s event will be held on Friday August 7, 2015 Mary Erickson Community Housing is a San Clemente based organization that provides safe, affordable housing and educational opportunities to promote self-sufficiency for low income families. Fundraisers like “Sunset at Salt Creek” are essential for the organization‘s success.

July 26, 2015

Junior Achievement​ - Finance Park

At Junior Achievement Finance Park, students are given a unique life profile after answering a series of future lifestyle questions. Their life profile includes an income, marital status, even kids! Using this new adult persona, students work to create a balanced monthly budget while making decisions regarding housing, transportation, insurance, savings, entertainment expenses and much more.

July 25, 2015

Young Eisner Scholars

Lennox Middle School – Financial literacy presentation focused on savings and credit provided to a group of middle school students.

YES’ mission is to level the educational playing field for promising children in underserved communities, building leadership for a brighter America. YES identifies these students in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Appalachia and provides them with every opportunity to ensure their success in high school, their admission to college, their placement in their first job, and beyond. YES Scholars and their families receive the necessary support required for their achievement and remain engaged with YES for life.

July 23, 2015

Inner-City Arts

One night each summer, Angelenos descend upon Inner-City Arts, turning our award-winning campus into the creative epicenter of Los Angeles. Art lovers from all over, including young professionals, Downtown residents and our friends from the neighboring Arts District converge at the corner of 7th and Kohler to celebrate the transformational power of creativity.

All proceeds support free arts education for underserved youth.

July 22, 2015

Junior Achievement - Finance Park

At Junior Achievement Finance Park, students are given a unique life profile after answering a series of future lifestyle questions. Their life profile includes an income, marital status, even kids! Using this new adult persona, students work to create a balanced monthly budget while making decisions regarding housing, transportation, insurance, savings, entertainment expenses and much more.

June 20, 2015

National Latina Business Women Association - Los Angeles

National Latina Business Women Association-Los Angeles (NLBWA-LA) meets the needs of the rapid growth and ranks of Latina entrepreneurs, executives and corporate professionals from the Greater Los Angeles area. Our mission is to encourage Latinas to develop their business and professional skills and to meet their career goals through education, business referrals and networking by building relationships.

June 17, 2015

Junior Achievement - Finance Park

36 Banc volunteers helped provide an inter-active budgeting lesson to 55 students at Junior Achievement of Southern California Finance Park. At JA Finance Park, students are given a unique life profile after answering a series of future lifestyle questions. Their life profile includes an income, marital status, even kids! Using this new adult persona, students work to create a balanced monthly budget while making decision regarding housing, transportation, insurance, savings, entertainment expenses and much more.

June 16, 2015

Project Access Resource Centers

Project Access envisions that all residents of affordable housing communities have the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and maximize their full potential.

Project Access’s mission is to be the leading provider of vital on-site health, education and employment services to low-income families, children and seniors. Our goal is to help keep family members employed, children in school, and seniors active.

June 13, 2015

Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce

Join us for the most dynamic business event in Los Angeles. The event attracts over 500 Latino business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs to celebrate the accomplishments of Latinos in various industries and features a Business Matchmaking event where attendees maximize procurement opportunities.

June 12, 2015

The Watts Cinema and Education Center

Just as a movie is made one frame at a time – with each scene leading us toward the end of the story – you have played a feature role in bringing the Wattstar saga to what we know will be a Grand Opening conclusion. WCEC recognizes you for being there “Frame by Frame”.

The mission of the Watts Cinema and Education Center Inc. is to erect and operate the building (Wattstar) that will facilitate quality family entertainment, educational enrichment, global communications, and economic development through job training and business development in the entertainment industry.

May 31, 2015

Los Angeles Youth Network

Thirty years ago, the Los Angeles Youth Network was established to empower homeless runaway and foster youth become self-sufficient. Thanks to the generous support of friends like you, LAYN provides food, shelter and guidance to more than 500 youth each year.

We have much to celebrate at our 30th Anniversary Key of Hope Gala - Unlocking the Possibilities for our Homeless and Foster Youth. The Gala will be an exciting experience as we dine on the stage of the Greek Theatre, featuring friends, music, entertainment, a four-star meal and a silent and live auction.

May 28, 2015

Oasis Center International

We provided a financial literacy presentation to a class of 25 third graders at MLK JR Elementary School in Santa Ana. The school is part of an after-school program that Oasis provides an arts mentoring program with an Architectural Design curriculum for 18 weeks.

The mission of OASIS is to positively impact “at risk” youth through a replicable Arts Mentoring Program and to enhance the skills of local artists by establishing an internationally acclaimed Art Academy and Performing Arts Center.

May 22, 2015

Junior Achievement of Southern California

Junior Achievement of Southern California prepares youth to succeed in a global economy. Dedicated to teaching financial literacy, volunteers from Banc of California partnered with Junior Achievement on May 28th to teach eager-to-learn 6th graders about creating a balanced monthly budget and making important financial decisions. By the end of the day, the class of 6th graders learned valuable lessons that they can put to use as they continue to improve their financial literacy.

May 14, 2015

Mychal's Learning Place

Mychal’s Learning Place believes that children and adults with developmental disabilities deserve to be challenged with opportunities that build self-esteem and independence, creating long term success for life.

In doing so, we encourage each child and adult to develop their individual talents and the skills necessary for them to interact and contribute to society.

We believe that no disability should ever hinder the growth, passion, success, or independence of those who are willing to try.

May 13, 2015

Blind Children's Learning Center

BCLC's 11th Annual Destination➞Independence 5K Walk is a non-competitive walk for individuals and teams including; children, friends, family, corporations and even virtual walkers wishing to take part in helping children to maximize their full potential.

May 5, 2015

OC Human Relations

Join OC Human Relations’ AWARDS 44 Dinner & Fundraiser to honor Orange County’s unsung heroes who have made exemplary contributions to human relations issues in schools, cities, businesses, and police departments in our community. Event proceeds will support OC Human Relations’ youth programming, community building and dispute resolution.

May 5, 2015

UCLA Bruin Guardian Scholars Program

The UCLA Guardian Scholars Program provides support to UCLA students who are current or former foster youth. Through individual mentoring and referral to campus resources, the Guardian Scholars Program works to support student's academic achievement and personal development and promote the realization of student's educational and career goals.

May 2, 2015

Junior Achievement of Southern California

Proceeds from this event are critical for Junior Achievement of Southern California to continue providing life-changing programs to students in Southern California. These programs are delivered at no cost to students and JA SoCal relies on funding from individuals, corporations and foundations. You are making a difference in the lives of these children by participating in this world-class event! Thank you!

April 30, 2015

Community Action Partnership of Orange County

This is Community Action Partnership of Orange County’s signature fundraising event to celebrate our 50th Anniversary. This unforgettable evening will bring together Orange County’s top business professionals to kick off this milestone celebration. The evening will glimpse at Community Action Partnership of Orange County’s vibrant history and culture of helping people and changing lives. We will be celebrating with delectable food, dazzling entertainment, and delightful company! CAPOC changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live. The agency cares about the entire community, and is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

April 27, 2015

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

For more than a quarter century, the LA Conservation Corps has saved young lives in some of our harshest communities. We offer jobs, and education and, most importantly, the belief that these young people matter. For their part, they make the City of LA more livable – planting trees, cleaning streets and alleys, building parks and gardens, leading LA River tours and recycling. We invite you to celebrate these determined young people with us at our Annual Spring Luncheon.

April 25, 2015

KidWorks

KidWorks, Santa Ana, will hold its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament, presented by Citadel Outlets, at Aliso Viejo Country Club. An unusual twist makes this OC tournament unique, which organizers call "A Taste of Santa Ana". Selected Orange County restaurants, most from the trendy downtown Santa Ana dining quarters, will be throughout the course serving golfers gourmet food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic specialty beverages.

Since 1993, KidWorks has been transforming the lives of at-risk children, families and communities in central Santa Ana, California, through educational support, health and fitness programs, and spiritual and leadership-development activities, which begin with preschoolers and follow youth into their college years. The fruit of KidWorks' transformational work permeates through the entire County of Orange and beyond.

March 31, 2015

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Banc of California executives traded a day at the office to experience the joy of making a difference in the community we serve at Leaders Build Day 2015. This is an exclusive event where top executives and business leaders work together to build affordable homes for limited-income families — and experience greater involvement with the overall mission of Habitat OC: transform lives and communities by helping families in need build and purchase or renovate their own homes.

March 31, 2015

Los Angeles Conservations Corps: Life Skills Week

Banc of California is proud to partner with Los Angeles Conservation Corps during Life Skills Week where we will be providing financial literacy education centered around budgeting.

February 15, 2015

Small Business Financial Development Corporation of Orange County

The event will be held at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The Small Business Financial Development Corporation’s (SBFDC) mission is to assist small businesses in the greater Orange County region to access capital to grow their companies and provide jobs through the state loan guarantee and other capital and business development programs. Established as a non-profit corporation in 2001, SBFDC focuses on the economic development of under-served communities in California.