The goal of the Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance (NWIRA) is to improve the lives of citizens in Northwest Indiana through financial and homeowner education and assistance. However, this often requires that collaborations between nonprofits and governmental agencies be developed. The NWIRA Bankers Community Council is a coalition of banks and community groups that meet to discuss opportunities for such collaborations. Members of the Council include:
-BMO Harris Bank
-First Midwest Bank
-First Merchants Bank
-Fifth Third Bank
-First Savings Bank of Hegewisch
-First Financial Bank
-Standard Bank and Trust Co.
For more information on the NWIRA Bankers Community Council, visit www.nwireinvestmentalliance.org.