Diversity & Inclusion

At The Bancorp, we champion a diverse and inclusive culture that rests on the fundamental belief that everyone deserves dignity and respect. We recognize that each person has unique perspectives and skills and strive to create an environment in which everyone is valued and has the opportunity to thrive. These core principles guide our work, drive innovation and promote a fair and equitable culture for all our employees, business partners and surrounding communities.

Internal Diversity & Inclusion Council

The Bancorp Internal Diversity & Inclusion Council is responsible for developing and implementing strategic diversity and inclusion initiatives across the organization. Comprised of key leaders within the company, the Council continually works to ensure that our commitment to a diverse and inclusive culture is incorporated throughout our business.

"Diversity & inclusion are essential elements of
The Bancorp identity.

Our employees bring a wealth of different perspectives and skill to the Bank. We embrace this rich diversity through collaboration and other intentional acts of inclusion. By working together in this way, we are able to better serve our employees, business partners and communities."

– Erika Caesar serves as Assistant General Counsel and the Company's Chief Diversity Officer. She is also a Co-Chair of the company's Internal Diversity & Inclusion Council.

Our Approach

At The Bancorp, our diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by five key pillars:

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Workforce Practices

Community Engagement

Supplier Diversity

Transparency

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Employee Resource Groups

Open to all employees, Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide opportunities to connect, collaborate and grow professionally with colleagues who share similar interests, while supporting The Bancorp inclusive work culture. The Bancorp has seven ERGs.

Black
Professionals

Black Professionals promotes the professional development of Black employees as future leaders of The Bancorp. The group fosters an inclusive work environment through networking, mentorship and activities that promote cultural awareness and communication.

Employees
That Serve

Employees That Serve (ETS) seeks to motivate The Bancorp employees to volunteer and serve in their community. Driven by the example of military veterans, first responders, firefighters and police officers, ETS strives to give back to the community and promote the core values of service members within The Bancorp.

Health and
Wellness

Health and Wellness promotes physical and mental health and wellness and fosters a sense of community through education, outreach and various activities for all Bank employees. The group also aligns with organizational health and wellness initiatives by promoting the Bank-wide activities that offer employees opportunities to achieve their wellness goals.

Hola

Hola’s mission is to promote opportunities for professional growth, support community outreach and foster an environment where all employees can be successful and contribute to the organization in a meaningful way while celebrating and embracing the Hispanic and Latino culture.

The
Green Team

The Green Team seeks to empower environmental friendliness throughout the Bank and in our surrounding communities. It aims to ensure employees thrive in an environmentally friendly workplace.

Women’s Initiative
Network (WIN)

The mission of the WIN is to cultivate an inclusive environment that empowers and supports women in the Bank. WIN is guided by the Bank’s commitment to service and to diversity and inclusion, and aspires to create opportunities for networking, mentoring, community engagement, and professional and personal development.

Working
Parents

Working Parents strives to promote and raise awareness of the unique challenges that working parents face and to support initiatives that enable working parents to succeed in their careers at The Bancorp.

Empowering Our Communities

Financial Resource Center

Financial Resource Center

The Bancorp is committed to building financial literacy and well-being throughout its local communities and beyond. The Financial Resource Center provides comprehensive education for individuals interested in learning more about budgeting and managing money, investing, preparing for retirement, basic financial concepts such as credit cards and car loans, and so much more.

Corporate Grant Program

Corporate Grant Program

Through our Corporate Grant Program, The Bancorp provides financial support to select nonprofit organizations operating within our headquarters region of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as well as within the other locations where we conduct business. Grants are made only to qualified federal tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. For questions regarding our Corporate Grant program, please email grants@thebancorp.com.

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

The Bancorp Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) philosophy is built on providing empowering solutions and resources to underserved communities and low-or moderate-income populations. The Bancorp CRA philosophy is designed to ensure our products and services, community investments and outreach, education, and technical assistance efforts consider these needs in a manner consistent with safe and sound banking practices.