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Those who focus on improving our communities should benefit from banking services and financial advice customized for their particular needs, goals, and interests. First Business holds volunteerism and support of not for profits in the highest regard — as a key component of our culture. Our staff and directors participate actively with many local organizations, and we sponsor many nonprofit events every year, hoping to help make an impact.

With First Business, your nonprofit entity is not just another number. We value the work you’re performing toward your mission and proactively help you maximize your finances, navigate tax implications to your advantage, and offer reduced fees for services.



First Business offers special pricing for nonprofit clients on services including:
• Not For Profit Checking Account
• Online Business Banking
• Remote Deposit with both desktop and mobile options
• Smart Pay Express allows you to accept donations online
• Fraud Protection Package

Enterprising Nonprofits


Enterprising NONPROFITS is an all-day interactive conference where nonprofit and for-profit business leaders, executive directors, business development directors, and volunteer coordinators collaborate and share best practices. A CFRE-Qualified event, full participation in Enterprising NONPROFITS earns you five points in category 1B—Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


Collaborate and share best practices at Enterprising NONPROFITS, an all-day interactive conference, designed for executive directors, for-profit and nonprofit business leaders, business development directors, and volunteer coordinators. Register and attend this event in either our Appleton or Madison locations.

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First Business Invitational for Charity

The First Business Golf Invitational for Charity is an annual event for clients and friends of First Business. It is a “winner takes all” tournament with two-person teams competing in a best-ball format. Each twosome selects one local charity for which they will play. First Business Bank covers all of the event costs, which means this year, with a full field, one team has the chance to win more than $50,000 for their local charity.

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