This article first appeared in the Junior Achievement Newsletter FirstBank helps young people own their future economic success through a partnership with Junior Achievement (JA).  This partnership has helped countless Colorado students enhance their imaginations, along with their problem solving, critical thinking, and technical skills, in turn contributing to FirstBank’s commitment to developing Colorado communities.… Read More


Tomorrow is 529 Day! What exactly is 529 Day you ask? Well, first off, it’s a play on tomorrow’s date 5/29, but taking that a bit further College Savings Accounts (CSAs) are commonly referred to as 529 plans; therefore Friday, May 29th is 529 Day! We have some special plans in store for two of… Read More


Whether it’s contributing to local nonprofits, sponsoring events, or helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals, there’s nothing we enjoy more than making a positive impact on the community. That’s why we’re proud to announce loans totaling nearly $100 million for developments in the Cherry Creek North district, including two of the area’s most high-profile projects—250 Columbine… Read More


Everyone has heard the term, “glass half full.” It’s an outlook on life and the way you perceive opportunity. Greenhouse Scholars, a nonprofit organization, works to support, inspire and drive extraordinary yet under-resourced college students to become community leaders, changing the trajectory of lives and communities around the globe. They want Colorado students to be… Read More


At FirstBank we’re passionate about giving back to the communities in which we serve. Since 2000 we’ve donated over $45 million dollars to area nonprofits, including $5 million in 2013 alone. Making FirstBank the most charitable bank in Colorado. This week our WEST Market (4 FirstBank locations in Lakewood, CO) organized a ping pong tournament to… Read More


For more than 27 years, Denverites passed by a familiar sight at the intersection of Broadway and Sixth Avenue downtown. Since 1988, the triangle-shaped plot of land served as a home to everyone’s favorite aristocratic burger joint, Burger King. Unfortunately, in recent years the once-loved restaurant fell on hard times, and the lot became somewhat… Read More


In its fifth year, Colorado Gives Day has established itself as the largest 24-hour, online fundraising event in Colorado. With more than 1,400 local non-profits to choose from, Colorado has a seemingly unlimited amount of causes to support. At FirstBank we’re proud to sponsor Colorado Gives Day. This year we partnered with Community First Foundation… Read More


Have you heard the good news? FirstBank is growing in Northern Colorado. We recently opened a new location at 100 S. College Avenue, on the corner of Mountain and College in Fort Collins. It represents our fourth Fort Collins location, and the truth is, we’re pretty stoked about it. In fact, the new location has… Read More


With one of the nation’s premier cycling races and largest spectator event happening in Colorado’s own backyard, we thought you might like to know about a seriously cool event FirstBank is throwing to celebrate. This Wednesday August 20, starting at 1:30 p.m. FirstBank, along with cycling experts Jasen Thorpe and 303Cycling News’ Katie Macarelli, will… Read More