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Community Partner Checking

Designed for Nonprofit Organizations. In keeping with our commitment to community service, we are pleased to introduce Community Partner Checking for local non-profit organizations. Community Partner Checking incurs no monthly service charge when the organization has proven non-profit status.

We will deposit a contribution equal to 1% of the average annual deposit balance (up to $250) to every qualifying1 Community Partner Checking Account at the end of each calendar year.

No Monthly Service Charge With:

Proof of nonprofit status.

Monthly Service Charge: $0.00

Monthly Activity Allowance:
N/A (some restrictions may apply)2

Monthly Coin & Currency Allowance:
N/A (some restrictions may apply)2

For more information about these business services, please visit one of our offices or contact us at 800-797-6324.

Community Partners Program For Nonprofits

Shared commitment to your vision — dedicated resources for your organization

As a nonprofit organization, you are focused on achieving goals that enrich our daily lives and add value to our communities. We applaud your efforts. We also know that you face unique financial challenges every day and have special banking needs. Our Community Partners program offers you a unique set of resources, specialized services, and a dedicated suite of products designed specifically to meet those needs.

Mechanics Bank has a long history of community involvement. We continue our commitment with the Community Partners program for Nonprofits.

A Dedicated Website -

Community Partners is about more than just banking. We started the program because we care about our communities, and we want to see you succeed. And that’s why we’ve created a special website to give you the tools and resources you need, including:

  • Access to our Community Partner employees who are looking for volunteer opportunities in the community (let us match your needs with our employees’ talents and interests)
  • A streamlined process for requesting donations or sponsorships from Mechanics Bank’s Community Affairs department
  • Tools, tips and editorial insights for nonprofit organizations
  • A comprehensive menu of specially tailored products and services for nonprofits

Visit the Site
The website offers helpful resources, tools and relevant insight into the challenges nonprofits face in today’s business world.

Contact Us

Call us at 800-797-6324 or stop by your local Mechanics Bank office.

1 Community Partner Checking Program Rules: The minimum qualifying average annual deposit balance is $1,000. The annual contribution will be credited to the account on December 31 of the Program year. The maximum contribution to each individual Community Partner Checking account will be $250.00 and the minimum contribution will be $10.00. To receive the annual contribution, the account must be open on December 31. The bank reserves the right to amend or terminate the Program at any time.

2 When a business checking account does not meet specific account requirements or experiences excessive transaction or cash handling activity or routine uncollected funds, the Bank may decide to convert that account to a more appropriate account type. For Smart Business Checking and Community Partner Checking, excessive transactions or cash handling activity is defined as 1.) more than 100 combined items per month (combined items include deposits processed, items deposited and checks paid) or 2.) more than $2,500 in coin and/or currency are deposited or furnished per month. If the Bank does decide to convert your account, you will be notified in advance and provided information regarding the benefits associated with your new account type.