Improving Lives by Investing in Our Communities

First Southwest Bank is honored to be the only bank in Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners region designated as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) —  a certification from the United States Treasury for banks that provide access to credit and financial services to underserved communities. Our CDFI Initiatives allow us to improve the quality of lives in our communities by promoting economic growth through categorically unique programs attainable by all.


CDFI Initiatives will include projects in the following areas:

  • Business Development
  • Education and Early Child Care
  • Affordable Housing
  • Healthy Food
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Community Infrastructure
  • Financial Literacy

First Southwest Bank staff are in the process of listening to needs in our communities. For more information, please contact:

Kent Curtis


Roxanne DeMarco
Director of Community Partnerships
970-731 -1300, ext. 5503

First Southwest Bank is a member of the Community Development Bankers Association; see their site for more information on Community Development Banks:

Click here for more information about how CDFI provides a continuous win-win for all.

Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.
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