Community Relations

Bell Bank extends giving program to professional soccer team

Bell Bank, Fargo, N.D., announced on April 17 it is entering into a 10-year partnership with the Minnesota United FC, a professional soccer team based in the Twin Cities. The deal allows the bank naming rights to the southwest gate at Allianz Field, the team’s stadium currently under construction in St. Paul, Minn. The gate will be named Bell Bank Gate. [Continue]

Banks to help nonprofits affected by tax reform

One outcome of the recent federal income tax overhaul will likely be  reduced charitable giving. Taxpayers using the increased standard deduction (expected to be more than 90 percent of all individual filers) will lack a tax incentive to make charitable donations. The consequences for nonprofits could be sorely felt. Interest for Others Foundation has responded … Read more

Teens create videos to tout benefits of savings

The American Bankers Association Foundation encouraged teens to be smart with with their money through its “Lights, Camera, Save!” national video contest for America Saves Week, which took place Feb. 26-Mar. 3. The winners, hailing from Springfield, Va., Miami, Fla., and Salt Lake City, Utah, were announced Feb. 28. [Continue]