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


Sloan’s Lake in Denver covers approximately 177 acres; do you know how long it takes to walk all the way around it?  On Sunday, June 8, 27 members of the FirstBank team discovered that… well the answer varies depending on your pace and the heat of the day.  They also discovered the good feeling that… Read More


Today is National Donut Day! According to donutdayusa.com National Donut Day falls on the first Friday in June each year. DonutDayUSA even has a ‘Hot Donuts Finder’ available on their website. You can read all about the history of the ‘Doughnut’ here. Did you know that every Saturday at FirstBank is FREE donut day?!?! You can… Read More


It was another GREAT Race for the Cure in Colorado Springs over the weekend of September 8th, 2013! What better place is there for people to gather and walk/run together to help find a cure for Breast Cancer, than Garden of the Gods!?  If you haven’t been, not just for this event, I highly recommend… Read More