Local Involvement

A strong community requires an all-in investment of time, passion and resources. Year over year, our people donate time, resources and energy to more than 400 civic and social good organizations.


Here's what we've been up to.

In 2017, Ameris Bank and Ameris Bancorp donated $899,052 to various local civic and philanthropic organizations and initiatives. This is in addition to countless volunteer and leadership hours.

Community Leadership 

Our employees participate in more then 450 local, civic and volunteer organizations, actively serving on councils and in programs such as these:

  • DeKalb Workforce Housing Initiative Program
  • Realtors Commercial Alliance and the Georgia Dream Homeownership Program
  • Fannie Mae Risk Advisory Council
  • FDIC Money Smart
  • Homeworks

Sponsorship 

We believe in supporting philanthropic and local events that enrich the communities we serve. In 2015, we proudly sponsored more than 490 charitable and community reinvestment events and initiatives throughout the Southeast. To name a few:

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • BIA Charitable Foundation
  • Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation
  • Community Hospice Foundation
  • Leadership Georgia Foundation
  • Veterans Memorial Walk

Event Participation 

Our colleagues attend and support events in our local communities throughout the year, such as:

  • Bark to the Park
  • Be a Santa to a Senior
  • Camp Opportunity
  • Coats for Kids
  • Crohn’s Disease Walk for a Cure
  • Emory Dawson Scholarship Program
  • Epworth Children’s Home
  • Holiday Phone-A-Thons
  • Learn to Read of St. John’s County
  • Relay For Life
  • Toys for Tots

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