KeyBank Partners With Resilia to Support BIPOC Nonprofits

KeyBank ranked No. 18 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2022.


KeyBank has launched a partnership with Resilia to support nonprofit organizations led by Black, Hispanic, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC).

Resilia aims to build economic equity for BIPOC-led organizations throughout the United States.

“Resilia is excited to partner with KeyBank to support BIPOC-led grassroots organizations nationwide,” said Sevetri Wilson, Resilia Founder and CEO. “We are confident that this collaboration will help advance economic and racial equity, creating a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and communities across the country.”

Through the partnership, 25 nonprofit organizations will be given support through expert coaching, professional development courses, board management and more over a year-long period.

The organizations include:

  • La Casa De Amistad (South Bend, IN)
  • Martin Dale Brightwood CDC (Indianapolis, IN)
  • LISC Toledo (Toledo, OH)
  • Stark Education Partnership (Canton, OH)
  • The Well Community Development Corporation (Akron, OH)
  • Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (Youngstown, OH)
  • CT Black Expo (New Haven, CT)
  • Seasoned Gives (Lake Katrine, NY)
  • Albany Black Chamber of Commerce (Albany, NY)
  • Jubilee Homes of Syracuse (Syracuse, NY)
  • Education Success Foundation (Rochester, NY)
  • Matt Urban Center (Buffalo, NY)
  • Africatown Community Land Trust (Seattle, WA)
  • Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO) (Portland, OR)
  • Tacoma Ministerial Alliance (Tacoma, WA)
  • Association of Africans Living in Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • Legacy Community Options For All People (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • The Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center (Portland, ME)
  • Wesley Community Center (Dayton, OH)
  • African Chamber of Commerce (Denver, CO)
  • Idaho Black Community Alliance (Nampa, ID)
  • Suazo Buziness Center (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • South Euclid United Church of Christ (South Euclid, OH)
  • Appalachian Community Capital (Christianburg, VA)
  • Riverside Center for Innovation (Pittsburgh, PA)

“At KeyBank, our purpose is to help our clients and communities thrive. The best example of a thriving community is one in which its nonprofit network has strong leadership, direction and operations,” said ​Shanelle Smith Whigham, Senior Vice President and Director, KeyBank Community Relations and Corporate Initiatives. “We are pleased to provide our nonprofit partners with expert capacity-building coaching, access to templates and on-demand courses through Resilia’s capacity-building technology.”


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