About Westamerica

Corporate Contributions

Our Mission Statement

As one of the leading financial institutions in the Northern and Central California areas, Westamerica Bank recognizes our responsibility not only to provide the highest quality banking services to the citizens of our communities, but also to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

We pride ourselves in investing a portion of earned income back into the communities which we serve. One of the ways we do this is through contributions to locally based non-profit organizations providing programs or services in the following areas: health and human services, education, the arts, and civic affairs.

  • Categories & Criteria
  • General Requirements
  • Excluded Organizations
  • Application Procedures

Categories & Criteria

Within each of the program areas, there are specific categories to which preference will be given.

Health And Human Services

  • Promote housing opportunities.
  • Provide programs for the underprivileged.
  • Promote access to services.
  • Promote health care education for seniors or minorities.
  • Provide effective programs in socio-medical diseases such as alcoholism, drug abuse or stress.
  • Assist those with physical handicaps.

Education

  • Support basic curriculums on a district-wide level in K-12 schools versus individual schools.
  • Promote literacy, especially with adults and within minority communities.

The Arts

  • Proposals from organizations operating in the fields of the performing and visual arts that are based in our banks’ assessment areas.

Civic Affairs

  • Address social problems faced by youth, minorities, the elderly, women and the disabled.
  • Support of various community events. 
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