You can be part of building a more inclusive banking system. Join the leading association of minority owned and operated banks.

Member Benefits

Partnership opportunities with corporations, fintech companies, government agencies, and more

Expert guidance on regulatory matters and industry change

Discounts on compliance and audits

Research and impact assessments

Capital, corporate business, and deposit opportunities

Member-only learning opportunities

Networking opportunities with colleagues, industry leaders, policymakers, and regulators

Capital aggregation

Membership Levels

Associate Member

This is a membership for an individual engaged in the banking business, non-bank subsidiaries of bank holding companies or other related businesses with a desire to support the mission and goals of the NBA.

Institutional Member

To be eligible for the institutional membership, a bank must be 51% minority-owned or have a majority-minority board and serve a predominantly minority community. The ethnic composition of eligible membership includes multiracial, and women owned banks. Majority banks can join as strategic partners. 

Strategic Partners

A strategic partner is any non-MDI interested in supporting the mission of the National Bankers Association. Partners will have access to host a variety of programs and events that provide outstanding visibility and opportunities to interact with Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) leadership, regulators,  and other stakeholders.