Comerica Charitable Giving

Comerica’s success is dependent upon helping people succeed. This vision shapes our approach to community investment and guides the framework of our charitable support and community partnerships. The Comerica Corporate Contributions program and Comerica Charitable Foundation work to support Comerica’s objectives to have a strong and positive image in the communities where we do business. 

How we give

To support our communities, Comerica Bank and the Comerica Charitable Foundation support charitable 501(c)(3) organizations that align with our areas of giving focus.  All requests must be submitted through our online charitable grant or sponsorship request process.  Based upon the nature of the charitable request, this support is provided through Comerica Bank's Corporate Contributions Department or the Comerica Charitable Foundation.

​Where we give ​Why we give ​When we give ​Who may apply
We support charitable organizations in Comerica's primary markets
  • Texas
  • Michigan
  • California
  • Arizona
  • Florida
  • Enhance Comerica's commitment to community reinvestment.
  • Impact issues that are important to the company and our communities.
  • Respond to the diversity within the population and needs of each community.
  • Create pride and loyalty among Comerica employees.

Comerica Bank accepts online Charitable sponsorship requests year-round.
 
The Comerica Charitable Foundation has four grant seasons during which charitable organizations may
request support.

Grant awards will be announced after April 15, July 15, October 15 and December 15 (one month after the grant submission deadline).  Requests received after the grant season deadline may be considered for the next grant season.

Requests should be submitted online no later than the grant season deadline below to be considered for that grant season.    
 

  • March 15
  • June 15
  • September 15
  • November 15
Nonprofit organizations with charitable 501(c)(3) status from the federal government.

Comerica's Giving Focus

While all funding requests are worthwhile, Comerica Bank and the Comerica Charitable Foundation receive far more grant and sponsorship requests than can be supported. We focus support in our primary market areas of Texas, Michigan, California, Arizona and Florida. In addition, requests received from these areas are reviewed to determine if the goals of the requesting organization and/or the programs for which support is being requested, are in alignment with one or more of our giving priorities, which include:  

  • Economic self-sufficiency for low- and moderate- income individuals and families including: financial literacy; job readiness; job creation and retention; small business training and development; and transitional and supportive housing 

  • Neighborhood revitalization including: affordable housing and neighborhood business development  

  •  Education including: financial literacy programs (K-12 and adult); scholarships for students with income needs for studies in business, finance and growth industries   

  • Access to health care including: preventive care for the uninsured and under-insured  

  • Programs supporting diversity and inclusion, including: programs that target a broader audience regarding the importance of diversity and inclusion  

 

Corporate Contributions - Sponsorship Requests

The Comerica Corporate Contributions Department provides monetary support to charitable 501(c)(3) organizations within our key market areas of Texas, Michigan, California, Arizona and Florida, for events and activities. By partnering with community organizations through event sponsorships and goodwill advertising, we are able to demonstrate our support of these important community organizations. All charitable sponsorship requests must be submitted online. To learn more about Comerica’s charitable sponsorship policies and processes, please read the “Comerica Charitable Sponsorship FAQs”.

 

Comerica Charitable Foundation - Grant Requests

Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations may apply during any one of our four grant seasons for direct program or project support through the Comerica Charitable Foundation. The Foundation accepts applications for cash grants to support program expenses for nonprofit organizations located within our key market areas of Texas, Michigan, California, Arizona and Florida, and whose mission meets one or more of the Foundation’s giving priorities. All charitable grant requests must be submitted online. To learn more about qualifications for grant consideration through the Comerica Charitable Foundation, and how to request a grant, please read the “Comerica Charitable Foundation FAQs”. 

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