Community Commitment

Helping Communities Thrive

We work hard to lead by example when it comes to supporting our communities. That’s why our many talented employees commit their time and expertise, often serving in leadership roles, to a wide range of charitable and civic organizations throughout Northern Nevada.

Community Projects

Our proactive and consistent contributions – in terms of grants, donations and volunteers – to support education, affordable housing, economic development and human services reflect our local roots and our commitment to building a better Nevada for generations to come.


CARE Chest

First Independent Bank is an active partner with CARE Chest, a local not-for-profit organization that helps provide financing for medical equipment and improvements to vehicles and homes to make them more accessible to those in need.

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First Independent has underwritten the Financial Cents digital financial literacy program, through EverFi, for several Title 1 schools in the Washoe County School District.

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High Sierra Industries

Throughout the year, First Independent Bank supports High Sierra Industries and their mission to develop and deliver systems that benefit people with disabilities.

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Hot August Nights Foundation

First Independent Bank collected over 72 new and gently worn coats at all branches for the Hot August Nights Foundation's annual coat drive. This is the 13th year of the coat drive and over 9,500 coats have been collected since 2007.

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