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10/5/16 10:21 am EDT

On Saturday, 8 October, STEMettes – an award-winning social enterprise inspiring the next generation of young women to enter the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) sector – will host a weekend of coding and creativity.

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10/3/16 9:00 am EDT

On Monday, October 3, Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America will launch a week-long mentorship initiative in Sydney to advance women leaders from business, social enterprise and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Asia Pacific region. This effort, which is part of the ongoing Global Ambassadors Program(#GlobalAmbassadors), a Vital Voices and Bank of America partnership, will include one-on-one mentoring sessions and strategic workshops focused on building organizational more...

9/27/16 2:05 pm EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to provide significant growth to Chicago’s economy, with the 2015 race delivering an estimated $277 million in total business impact to the city, an increase of more than 9 percent compared to 2014. The findings come from the latest economic impact study reported today by Bank of America.

The event remains an important economic driver for the city, providing more than a quarter of a billion dollars to Chicago for the third year in a row. more...

9/13/16 11:00 am EDT

Registration for the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K opens today at 10 a.m. Central Time. The classic road race is an annual tradition for runners looking to continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Chicago with a green-infused fun run through the heart of downtown. And for the first time, this year’s event will feature a two-mile walk.

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7/14/16 10:00 am EDT

Special Olympics and Bank of America announced today an expanded strategic sponsorship through 2018. This extension builds on more than 30 years of support between the organizations and reinforces Bank of America’s commitment to fostering inclusion. As part of the agreement, Bank of America will serve as a premier partner for Special Olympics USA, as well as an official financial services partner of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. The company will also support Athlete more...

7/12/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America today announced a $40 million commitment to connect 100,000 teens and young adults to the skills and employment experiences needed for 21st-century jobs. Over the next three years, in partnership with nonprofit organizations across the country, the bank will fund summer internships, education and job training, and support diverse talent to help build a pipeline that will strengthen and enhance tomorrow’s workforce.

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6/30/16 6:00 am EDT

Applications are now open for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s inaugural Returning Talent programme in Chester. The programme aims to help people pre pare for re-entering the workforce – a former stay-at-home parent or carer, or someone who chose to take a career gap to support a partner serving within the Armed Forces, for example. People who have been out of work for a year or more are invited to apply via the company’s Careers site. The application closing date is 15 August. more...

6/22/16 1:00 pm EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced Iain Jones as the sixth annual recipient of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Top Individual Fundraiser Award.

The award was established in 2010 to honor the Bank of America Chicago Marathon participant who raised the most funds for charity through the annual world-class event. As a member of Team World Vision, Jones raised more than $65,000 during the 2015 event.

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6/9/16 9:00 am EDT

To further expand how Bank of America is creating long-term value across Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors, today the company shares progress made to deliver on its purpose of helping make financial lives better for customers, clients and communities around the world.

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5/31/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America, (RED)® and world-renowned chef Mario Batali are teaming up in the third annual EAT (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign, rallying families, friends and food enthusiasts across the country to help raise awareness and money for the fight against AIDS. From June 1 through 10, Bank of America will donate 30 cents to the U.S. Fund for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for each customer who uses their Keep the Change more...

5/17/16 10:00 am EDT

Bank of America continues its program to preserve culturally important works of art, announcing a request for grant applications from global art institutions. Applications for the 2016 Bank of America Art Conservation Project are welcome from all nonprofit cultural institutions with art requiring conservation. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 3, and applicants can learn how to apply online at http://museums.bankofamerica.com/arts/ more...

5/5/16 11:00 am EDT

The Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW) and Bank of America today announced a partnership to support women entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Afghanistan.

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4/27/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America today announced that Vince Fertitta has been named market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in San Antonio.

In this role, Fertitta will work across the region to connect businesses, families and individuals to Bank of America’s banking and investment teams that will help improve their financial lives. He will also lead the effort to utilize Bank of America’s resources in the market and the region to address social and economic concerns and build strong more...

4/11/16 10:00 am EDT

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon today announced that more than 10,000 runners raised a record-breaking $18.7 million through the 2015 Charity Program. The overall fundraising from the 2015 event surpassed the previous event record by $1 million. Since the charity program was officially established in 2002, more than 96,000 runners have raised more than $150 million for local, national and global causes.

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4/7/16 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America is proud to join PBS and legendary filmmaker Ken Burns, along with directors Sarah Burns and David McMahon, to present “Jackie Robinson,” a documentary film highlighting the baseball legend’s legacy both on the field as the first African-American to play in the major leagues, and off as a prominent civil rights leader and activist for social change.

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3/30/16 10:00 am EDT

Bank of America announces that Renee Tabben has been named Grand Rapids market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader for the western region of Michigan. The Grand Rapids market includes Michigan’s Barry, Kent, Montcalm and Ottawa counties.

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3/2/16 12:09 pm EST

Advancing women’s leadership skills and opportunities is vital to lifting economies and stabilising communities across the world, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch senior executive said Thursday at the Women, Progress and the Global Economy Public Forum in London (#WomenLead).

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3/2/16 10:00 am EST

Bank of America has announced the 2016 Museums on Us program roster, featuring many of the nation’s favorite arts, cultural and historical institutions. Museums on Us provides a cultural benefit to Bank of America and Merrill Lynch debit and credit cardholders across the U.S. by providing each cardholder free admission to 150 prominent cultural institutions across 101 cities in 33 states on the first full weekend of every month. more...

2/29/16 4:00 pm EST

Bank of America announces that Heidi Parkhurst has been named Iowa market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader for the state.

In this role, Parkhurst will work across the state to connect Bank of America’s business lines to deliver integrated financial services to individuals, families and businesses. She will also lead Bank of America’s corporate social responsibility work in the market, which leverages the capabilities of the company to help partners, people, communities and more...

2/23/16 10:00 am EST

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K announced today that 2015 champions Stephen Sambu (Tucson, Ariz.) and Alexi Pappas (Eugene, Ore.) will return to the streets of Chicago to kick off the spring running season and race for repeat victories. Joining Sambu and Pappas will be some of the nation’s most talented club runners, who will be competing for prize money in the eighth annual Deloitte Elite Club 8K Competition.

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2/22/16 9:00 am EST

On Monday, February 22, Vital Voices Global Partnership and Bank of America will convene a weeklong mentorship initiative in London to empower women in business and social enterprise in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Eastern Europe. This effort, which is part of the ongoing Global Ambassadors Program (#GlobalAmbassadors), a Vital Voices and Bank of America partnership, will include one-on-one mentoring sessions and strategic workshops focused on building organizational management more...

2/1/16 9:00 am EST

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Community Development Banking (CDB) provided a record-setting $4.5 billion in equity and lending, the most in a single year in its more than 30-year history.

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1/22/16 11:35 am EST

Bank of America and (RED) today announced a partnership extension to include an additional $10 million over five years to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. This investment will continue efforts to raise awareness and funds to help end mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Africa.

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1/12/16 10:00 am EST

Today the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that runner applications will be accepted for the 2016 event beginning Tuesday, March 8, by visiting chicagomarathon.com. Registration will be conducted through a system of guaranteed entry options as well as through a non-guaranteed entry drawing. The 39th annual race will take place on Sunday, October 9 in scenic Grant Park. more...

12/17/15 10:00 am EST

Bank of America today announced that Paul Lambert has been named market president, serving as the company’s enterprise leader in Chicago. Lambert will succeed Tim Maloney who led the market since 2009 and intends to retire in early 2016.

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