Category: Community reinvestment

Multi-colored line drawings of human profiles signifying diversity BMO Announces Early Actions Supporting $5 Billion Commitment to Inclusive Economic Recovery in the U.S.


Community reinvestment

BMO Financial Group today announced an update on BMO EMpower, their five-year, $5 billion pledge for inclusive economic recovery in the United States. Announced in November 2020, BMO EMpower was created to help close the racial wealth gap by addressing key barriers faced by minority businesses, communities and families. The commitments are comprised of six […]

A woman getting her blood pressure taken BMO and Rush University System for Health join forces to make healthcare more equitable


Community giving, Community reinvestment

In Chicago, a baby born today in Chicago’s Loop is likely to live to 82. But travel west along the Blue Line and life expectancy drops below 70. To address this harsh reality, BMO is announcing a $10 million donation to create the new Rush BMO Institute for Health Equity to ensure zero barriers to […]

The cover of the Time magazine’s Black Renaissance issue featuring poet Amanda Gorman and the BMO EMpower ad that was featured within the issue. BMO ad highlights EMpower in Time magazine’s Black Renaissance issue


Community reinvestment, Diversity and inclusion

In celebration of Black History Month, BMO highlighted our EMpower commitment with an advertisement in Time magazine’s Black Renaissance issue. The ad was part of the February issue dedicated to celebrating and telling the story of Black art. Poet Amanda Gorman, who performed at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ January 20 inauguration […]