Community Involvement

We Give Back

First Southwest Bank is committed to supporting and participating in the communities where we live and work. We are civic minded and are actively involved in volunteering our time, leadership and resources.  We believe our success comes from helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

FSWB Sponsors Financial Literacy Programs

First Southwest Bank is proud to sponsor financial literacy programs for over 31 schools and over 600 students across Southern Colorado. To learn more about this popular online program through this radio interview.

First Southwest Bank Sponsors The Garden Project

First Southwest Bank is proud to announce our sponsorship for The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado's "1 Garden at a Time" 2016 Farm to Table Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, October 6th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

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Volunteer Time

With over 100 employees located in the San Luis Valley and Southwest Colorado we can make a positive difference in our communities.  Our employees are encouraged and rewarded for donating their time and talents with our Employee Volunteer Program.

Monetary Donations

First Southwest Bank gives back to approved nonprofit programs and community events through cash donations.

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Organizations We Support

Here is a listing of just some of the many organizations we support.

100 Club
Adams State College
Alamosa Education Foundation
Alamosa Ice Fest
Alamosa Literacy Council
Alamosa Live Music Association
Alamosa Multi-Purpose Pavilion
Alamosa Optimist Club
Alamosa Police Department
Alamosa Roundup
Alamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue
American Cancer Society
Animas High School
Archuleta County Fair
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boy Scouts
Boys and Girls Club
Cards for Soldiers
Center for Restorative Programs
Center for the Arts
Center Head Start
Center Pre-K
Children’s Garden
Christian Community Service Project
Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association
Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
Colorado Women’s Golf Association
Cortez Lions Club
Creede Repertory Theatre
Cub Scouts
Curtains Up Pagosa
Del Norte High School
Durango Adult Education Center
Durango Chamber of Commerce Awards Event
Durango High School Boys Soccer
Durango Fiesta Days
Durango Food Bank
Durango Vita
Early Iron Car Show
Fort Lewis College Foundation
Four Corners Expo
Skyhawks Athletics
Geothermal Greenhouse Partnership
Girl Scouts
Great Southwest Council, BSA
Habitat for Humanity
Hillcrest Junior Golf Foundation
Home Builders Association
Humane Society of Pagosa Springs
Knights of Columbus
La Gente
La Plata Archuleta Cattlemen
La Plata Homes Fund
La Puente
Mancos Conservation District

Manna Soup Kitchen
Mercy Health Foundation
Monte Vista after Prom
Monte Vista Cemetery Association
Mountain Valley Schools
Muscular Dystrophy
Music in the Mountains
Optimist Club
Ortega Middle School Athletics
Pagosa Booster Club
Pagosa Outreach
Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation
Pagosa Springs Extreme Baseball
Pagosa Springs High School Andrew Cersonsky Scholarship
Pioneer Days 5K Race
Poor Boy Car Club
Red Ryder Rodeo
Relay for Life
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Ross Aragon Community Center
Rotary Club
Saguache County Community Council
Samaritans Purse
San Luis Valley Health Foundation
San Luis Valley Local Food Coalition
San Luis Valley Museum
Sand Dunes Volleyball Club
Sanford Basketball
Seeds of Learning
Share Colorado Commodity Distribution
Sierra Grande School District
SLV Beat the Heat
SLV Collaboration Summit
SLV Early Iron
SLV Farm Worker Housing Corp
SLV Regional Science Fair
SLV Ski-hi Stampede
SLV Women’s Resource Center
SOCOL Racing
Southwestern Colorado Livestock
Special Olympics
Splashland Sprint Triathlon
SummerFest on the Rio
Sunshine Christian School
The Bridge Emergency Shelter
The Garden Project
Toys for Tots
Trails 2000
Trout Unlimited
Tu Casa
United Way
Upper San Juan Serach and Rescue
VFW Ladies Auxiliary
Valley Wide Health Systems
Volunteers of America
Wildwood Sounds
Women’s Resource Center


Organizations Our Employees Are Involved With

Here is a listing of non-profit organizations our employees are involved with.

4-H of Archuleta County
Adams State Alumni Board
Adams State University Foundation
Adams State University Grizzly Club
Alamosa County Economic Development Corporation Board (ACEDC)
Alamosa Kiwanis Club
Alamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue
Alamosa High School Advisory Committee for Business Education
Big Brothers, Big Sisters (Three People Volunteer Here)
Boy Scouts of America
CenterPoint Church
Colorado Cattleman’s Association, SLV Chapter
Destination Imagination
Durango Chamber
Durango STEAM Park Board
FLC Hawk Tank
Free Community Christmas Dinner
Habitat for Humanity
Home Builders Association

Homes Fund
La Puente Homeless Shelter
LDC Church
Montezuma County Economic Development Association
Music in the Mountains
NM, Texas Panhandle & San Luis Valley Casting for Recovery
Pagosa Springs CDC (Two People Volunteer Here)
Pagosa Springs Elementary
Parks Program
Relay for Life
Rotary Club (Two People Volunteer Here)
Saint Francis Jerome
SBDC (Two People Volunteer Here)
SLV Early Iron Club
SLV Farm Worker Housing Corporation
SLV Housing Coalition
SLV Regional Science Fair
SLVDRG (Two People Volunteer Here)
Socorro Senior Living Center
Stillwater Music (Two People Volunteer Here)
Women’s Church Group (Relief Society)  
Young Professionals of Durango

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