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ABA Foundation goes to great lengths to support banks and the communities they serve across America. The well-being of bankers, their customers and their communities is paramount — and that includes when a disaster strikes.

ABA Foundation is committed to quickly aiding disaster recovery efforts. On behalf of state bankers associations, ABA Foundation solicits donations nationwide and encourages banking industry professionals to help those affected.

How to Request Funding

After a presidentially declared disaster, the ABA Foundation Disaster Relief Program allows state bankers associations to request fundraising donations for their specific state through ABA Foundation. 

When a request is submitted, the state bankers association designates a 501(c)(3) organization(s) that provides generalized relief to receive the collected funds. All donations are fully tax-deductible. ABA Foundation does not use disaster relief funds to pay any of the costs to administer this program. 

To request disaster relief, please visit aba.com/relief (state association login access required). For more information, please contact disasterrelief@aba.com

Past Activations

  • September 2020
    Hurricane Laura - $42,000
    Louisiana Bankers Association Employees 1st Fund at the Baton Rouge Area Foundation
  • December 2021
    Kentucky Tornadoes - $104,000
    Kentucky Bankers Relief Fund
  • July 2022
    Montana Flooding - $44,000
    Montana Community Foundation 
  • October 2022
    Hurricane Ian - $178,730
    Volunteer Florida Foundation
  • March 2023
    Mississippi Storms - $104,470
    Heart of the Delta and CREATE Foundation
  • August 2023
    Vermont Flooding - $102,397
    Vermont Community Foundation