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10/10/17 10:00 am EDT

Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that it will start accepting runner applications for the 2018 event on Tuesday, October 24 at chicagomarathon.com.

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9/27/17 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to contribute to Chicago’s economy, with the 2016 race delivering an estimated $282 million in total business impact to the city. The findings come from the latest economic impact study reported today by Bank of America ahead of the 40th anniversary of the event on October 8, 2017. more...

9/14/17 10:03 am EDT

Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that 15-time world champion, four-time Paralympian and seven-time Chicago Marathon champion Tatyana McFadden (USA) and 20-time world champion medalist and four-time Paralympian Marcel Hug (SUI) will return to compete for the top spot on the podium at the 40th annual event.

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9/12/17 10:00 am EDT

Registration for the 2018 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K opens today at 10 a.m. Central Time at shamrockshuffle.com. Considered by many runners to be the start of the outdoor season, this popular road race offers an opportunity to continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Chicago with a green-infused, fun 8K run featuring music and entertainment, as well as a two-mile walk through the heart of downtown.

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9/11/17 11:24 am EDT

Bank of America today announced that it is directing $1 million in funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to aid the victims of Hurricane Irma, including $250,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, with the remainder to be allocated when an assessment is completed regarding specific recovery needs.

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9/11/17 10:00 am EDT

Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America are bringing together women leaders and entrepreneurs from Chicago and around the world for the Global Ambassadors Program, an initiative that advances women’s economic empowerment through mentoring. The program takes place Sept. 11-15 in Chicago, one of three U.S. locations this year, including Charlotte, N.C. in May and Los Angeles in November. 2017 marks the first time that the Global Ambassadors Program (#GlobalAmbassadors) has been held more...

9/1/17 6:32 pm EDT

Bank of America today announced that mobile financial centers and mobile ATMs have been sent to the greater Houston area to supplement local financial centers that continue to reopen in the region impacted by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. To date, 48 of the bank’s 100-plus area financial centers have reopened, and additional centers will open to assist customers on Saturday, Sept. 2. As the recovery continues, the bank will determine more...

8/16/17 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that several international running stars are joining its 40th anniversary elite athlete field. Leading the charge are defending champions Abel Kirui (KEN) and Florence Kiplagat (KEN). Their strongest challengers are current marathon and course record-holder Dennis Kimetto (KEN); current half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese (ERI); and three-time Olympic gold medalist, current 5,000m world record-holder, and the third-fastest more...

8/8/17 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that running legends and past champions Steve Jones (1984, 1985), Khalid Khannouchi (1997, 1999, 2000, 2002), Catherine Ndereba (2000, 2001), Paula Radcliffe (2002) and Deena Kastor (2005) will return as race ambassadors to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8.  

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7/20/17 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced today that two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record holder Jordan Hasay will lead a deep field of American contenders at the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Adding an exclamation point to the elite athlete field, 1984 Olympic gold medalist and 1985 Chicago Marathon champion Joan Benoit Samuelson will toe the line in an attempt to set an age group world record.

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7/17/17 10:00 am EDT

Bank of America today announced that Andy Crask has been appointed as market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in Indianapolis. In addition to his market president role, Crask was also named the market executive for Business Banking for Indiana.

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7/14/17 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America today announced that Michael Lawrence has been named market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in St. Louis.

In this role, Lawrence will work across the region to connect businesses, families and individuals to Bank of America’s banking and investment teams. He will also lead the effort to direct Bank of America’s resources in the market and the region to address local priorities and help build strong communities.

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7/6/17 9:00 am EDT

The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) and Bank of America have renewed their partnership on the PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program (#PeaceThroughBusiness) to support women entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Afghanistan. 

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6/21/17 10:00 am EDT

The International Chicago 5K announced today that Advocate Health Care is the title sponsor of its second annual event. The Advocate Health Care International Chicago 5K invites runners from around the world to celebrate Chicago’s global and cultural diversity during Bank of America Chicago Marathon race weekend on Saturday, October 7, 2017. 

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6/6/17 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America announced today progress that was made in 2016 to fulfill its commitments across environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as part of the company’s focus to deliver responsible growth.

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5/8/17 1:13 pm EDT

Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America are recognizing the fifth year of the Global Ambassadors Program (#GlobalAmbassadors), an initiative that advances women’s economic empowerment through mentoring, by convening the program in the U.S. for the first time. The Global Ambassadors Program kicks off this week in Charlotte, N.C., with additional programs to be held this fall in Chicago, Ill. and Los Angeles, Calif. more...

3/16/17 10:30 am EDT

Bank of America continues to make its mark as one of the world’s leading corporate supporters of the arts, and announces that grant applications are now open for the 2017 Bank of America Arts Conservation Project. The company welcomes and encourages applications from nonprofit cultural institutions with art requiring conservation. The application is available online at http://museums.bankofamerica.com/arts/Conservation/Apply, and the deadline for submissions is April 21, 2017. more...

3/6/17 9:37 am EST

Today, Bank of America Merrill Lynch opens applications for its inaugural Returning Talent programme in Dublin. Individuals who have been out of work for 12 months or longer – for example stay-at-home parents or carers, or someone who has chosen to take a career break – are invited to apply via Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Careers site. The two-day conference will take place on 24 and 25 May 2017. The application closing date is 21 April 2017. more...

2/28/17 10:00 am EST

The Council for Responsible Sport announced today that the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been awarded evergreen level certification for achieving 57 of the best-practice standards offered in the council’s certification program for social and environmental responsibility at sporting events.

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2/23/17 11:00 am EST

Bank of America marks the 20th anniversary of the Museums on Us program with the announcement of new institutions being added to the participating museum roster. Museums on Us provides Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust credit and debit cardholders free general admission to experience more than 175 of the country’s most prominent cultural institutions across 109 cities in 33 states on the first full weekend of every month.

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2/14/17 9:30 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development Banking (CDB) provided nearly $4 billion in loans, tax credit equity investments and other real estate development solutions to create housing for individuals, families, veterans, seniors and the previously homeless across the United States in 2016. This effort included:

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2/13/17 10:00 am EST

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K announced today that 2015 and 2016 champions Stephen Sambu (Tucson, Ariz.) and Alexi Pappas (Eugene, Ore.) return to the streets of Chicago to chase the elusive hat-trick of three consecutive victories, and to officially kick off the spring running season.

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1/11/17 10:00 am EST

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that more than 10,000 runners raised $16.9 million through the 2016 Charity Program. Since the charity program was officially established in 2002, more than 106,000 runners have raised over $167 million for local, national and global causes.

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1/9/17 12:00 pm EST

Bank of America has awarded an Art Conservation Project grant to Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University to restore “Window” by Richard Diebenkorn. As a unique opportunity to support the intersection of art and science, funding from this highly competitive global arts conservation program will allow further research into an underpainting that was discovered using a digital infrared camera by a Stanford-based art fellow at Cantor’s Art + Science Lab.

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11/30/16 9:00 am EST

(RED) and Bank of America are once again joining forces on Thursday, December 1, World AIDS Day, to help end mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Africa. Since January 2014, Bank of America has contributed $10 million to the Global Fund through its partnership with (RED), and earlier this year announced its partnership extension that will bring the overall total to fight AIDS to $20 million by 2020.

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