Community Involvement

Rooted in the community. Committed to its future.

As a community bank, founded on cooperative principles and neighborly values, we are dedicated to giving back to local and nonprofit organizations.

You’ll frequently find our officers and staff rolling up their sleeves to volunteer with community groups and organizations. We don’t just allow volunteerism—we encourage it.

We are mindful of our participation in the local economy, so giving back also means buying from community-owned businesses whenever we can. We patronize local businesses, who do the same in turn, so more of everyone’s money stays in our community.

Recently, we were recognized as the #1 bank in Western Massachusetts for Community Contribution by Banking New England Magazine. And our long-standing efforts under the Community Reinvestment Act continue to be a point of pride.

Have a look below at what we’ve been up to lately.

  • Left to right: Ivette Mateos (Santo Taco), Haley Anderson (Música Franklin), Tony Worden (Greenfield Cooperative Bank President), Suzanne LoManto (RiverCulture), Paul Richmond (Great Falls Word Festival), and David Brule (Pocumtuck Homelands Festival).

  • GCB Supports RiverCulture ‘Summer Series’ of Events

    Recently the bank provided a contribution to RiverCulture in support of their Summer Event Calendar. RiverCulture is a partnership of leaders from the arts and business communities, committed to enhancing the creative economy of Montague, MA.

    The calendar is a full listing of cultural events happening in the five villages of Montague and the Turners Falls Cultural District including live music, outdoor movies, theater, family activities, and festivals. The bank is pleased to be a part of this wonderful series of events that are open to the public.