Illinois Bankers Association

Coronavirus – What Illinois Financial Institutions are Doing to Help Their Communities

We continue to update this page with new information, so check back often. To include your bank's information, please email ilbanker@ilbanker.com. For more information, visit the IBA's Coronavirus Resource Page.

Video Highlighting Banking Industry Response to COVID-19

Associated Bank - COVID-19 Relief Program for Customers

Bank & Trust Company - The bank has implemented impacted borrower relief programs. They also have reached out to their customers in the most impacted industries to get their feedback and pulse on how things are going and any immediate needs they have, and they are providing SBA and DCEO email updates to those customers who have expressed a need. They also initiated a #HealthyBanking campaign several days ago.  In addition to cleanliness standards, money and document handling procedures, etc. they are operating with closed lobbies and beefed up drive up facilities and are educating customers about remote deposit, bill pay, ebanking, Docusign and other virtual services available to them to continue to operate as close to "business as usual" as possible.

Bank of America - The bank committed $100 million in support of communities around the world impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. They also have announced support for consumer and small business clients.

BMO Harris Bank - BMO Expands Relief Measures for Customers, Communities and Team Members

Bradford National Bank - When it was announced that all restaurants would be delivery or carry-out only, the bank bought 100 gift cards from numerous restaurants and coffee shops in Greenville, Highland and Marine, and gave them out via a Facebook contest. They also are encouraging high school seniors to take this time and apply for a BNB scholarship and reminding consumers to check their home loan rate and see if now is a good time to refinance their home.

Busey - Busey Offering Financial Relief Program to Customers

CIBCCIBC announces immediate measures to support our US clients impacted by COVID-19 financial hardship

Citi - Citi Foundation to provide $15 million to support COVID-19 related relief effort globally

Community State Bank, Peoples National Bank, State Bank of Toulon and Union Federal Savings - Leaders from these four community financial institutions partnered together to emphasize that customers will continue to have full access to all banking services in the modified service format

First Midwest Bank - How We're Responding to the Coronavirus ; First Midwest Commits $2.5 Million in Community Support in Response to COVID-19 ; First Midwest Announces Financial Relief Programs for Clients Impacted by COVID-19

First National Bank - The bank has installed a new video ATM. The new technology allows for personal service while allowing for safe social distancing. When engaged, a Universal Banker will appear on video to help guide a client through a transaction(s). The Video ATM can assist with more types of transactions than a regular ATM including deposits, check cashing, loan payments, withdrawals and transfers.

Huntington - Huntington Lift Local Business, a $25 million, small-business lending program focused on serving minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses. The bank earlier announced steps it is taking to alleviate economic injury experienced by consumers and businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Inland Bank - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

Philo Exchange Bank - The bank is making extra efforts to support their local restaurant, The Philo Tavern. The bank has provided its staff with regular lunch carry-out courtesy of the bank.  This not only supports a local business but shows appreciation to bank’s staff for their hard work during this unusual situation.  The bank also intends to provide the staff of one of its longest term commercial customers with carry-out lunch to show the bank’s appreciation for their business loyalty while also helping another customer in the process.  

PNC BankPNC Bank Announces Temporary Retail Branch Adjustments

Regions Bank - Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Important Information ; Additional Grants from Regions Foundation to Support Small-Business Assistance During COVID-19

Signature Bank - The bank is informing customers about growing number of fraud-related schemes associated with coronavirus and encouraging them to be vigilant about verifying the legitimacy of anyone asking for sensitive data, personally identifiable information and/or money. Bank relationship managers are personally checking in with each business customer.

Town and Country Bank - Important operational COVID-19 updates are available here

U.S. Bank20% premium pay program for employees and $30M commitment to support individual and small business recovery