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The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $10,000 to the Greer Christian Learning Center.  This grant will be used by the Christian Learning Center to assist with the cost of bus insurance.

The Greer Christian Learning Center (GCLC), in cooperation with schools and in partnership with individuals and churches, provides students in public schools an opportunity to receive Christian education through classes and to learn how to apply Biblical principles in their lives, families, and communities. Busses are used to transport students to and from the middle school and high school, and it is important to have the proper transportation for a safe and effective program.

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The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $5,000 to Piedmont Women’s Center’s BrightCourse Program.

Piedmont Women’s Center provides reproductive health care to the upstate of South Carolina and surrounding areas. Their new BrightCourse Program offers women the opportunity for pregnancy education and to gain confidence in parenting through taking video courses.

Each course is taken with a designated client advocate that stays with them throughout the entire program. With over 100 available topics to choose from, these new mother’s can choose from topics on everything from pregnancy, to labor and delivery, to raising a new little one.

“We are so excited to have been aw...

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $12,500 to Greer Community Ministries (GCM) Meals on Wheels program.

GCM is a faith based organization with the philosophy that, “no elderly, home bound or disadvantaged person in the Greater Greer area will go hungry.”

In 2019, Meals on Wheels delivered 85,191 hot, freshly prepared meals in the Greer area. So far with the pandemic challenges of 2020 the Meals on Wheels program has continued at capacity never missing a meal. GCM is cooking and delivering hot meals five days a week and has taken precautionary measures for safety.  These safety measures include, but are not limited to, loading volunteer vehicles without them ge...

CBL Mobile Banking

Our new Mobile Banking app enables you to easily and securely use your smartphone to:

  • Check account balances

  • View recent transactions

  • Transfer funds to and from CBL and non-CBL accounts

How To Enroll From Your Mobile Device

  1. Download the CBLMobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play, and install it on your device.

  2. Open the app.

  3. Tap the First Time User? Enroll Now link.

  4. Tap Type of account.

  5. Tap the type of account you want to use to identify yourself during enrollment.

  6. In the Account number field, enter the account number associated with the account type you selected.

  7. In the Social Security number field, enter...

CBL State Savings Bank donated $15,000 to the Tiny Homes project for the homeless through Daily Bread Ministries.

In 2020, Daily Bread Ministries hopes to complete construction and open five tiny homes in conjunction with the Greer Soup Kitchen. This tiny home concept allows for shelter for the homeless in transitional and emergency situations and will be an extension of the current STEP program for families in the Greer Family Shelter.

STEP simply means the “Shelter to Empower People” and with the addition of the five tiny homes there will be greater opportunity to serve the homeless individuals and couples in the community.  This program offers shelter, food from Greer Soup Kitchen, life ski...

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $12,500 to Greer Community Ministries for the purchase of a climate controlled storage building.

GCM is a faith based organization with the philosophy that, “no elderly, home bound or disadvantaged person in the Greater Greer area will go hungry.” In 2018, Meals on Wheels delivered 70,442 hot and freshly prepared meals in the Greer area. Also, over 7,669 clients were assisted through the Food Pantry and Sharon’s Clothing Closet. An average of 30 Senior Diners were brought to the ministry on week days to fellowship, eat and learn through the program.

 “Greer Community Ministries is blessed to have the CBL Foundation as a signi...

CBL Charitable Foundation Donates $5,000 to Greer Middle College Charter High School

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $5,000 to the Greer Middle College Charter High School towards the New Activity Center scheduled to be completed in December 2019.

"We are beyond grateful for the support of one of our strongest community members, Citizen's Building and Loan. As a smaller charter school, having a state-of-the-art facility would be unimaginable. But, because of CBL's generosity, our new athletic facility will finally provide a home for the Blazers to defend against our competitors." -Luke Hall, Student Body President

Greer Middle College Charter High School is...

CBL Charitable Foundation Donates $10,000

to Greer Christian Learning Center for Mini-Bus

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $10,000 to the Greer Christian Learning Center for the purchase of a mini-bus.

The Greer Christian Learning Center, in cooperation with schools and in partnership with parents and churches, provides students in public schools an opportunity to embrace the Gospel through classes, to grow in Christian maturity, and to apply Biblical principles to their lives, families, and communities. Busses are used to transport students to and from the middle school and high school in Greer, and it is important to have the proper transportation for a saf...

CBL Charitable Foundation Donates $5,000
to Greenville Tech Foundation

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $5,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation to provide scholarship assistance for Greer students enrolled in the Quick Jobs with a Future program for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Quick Jobs with a Future provides short-term training to build the skills needed to enter a career field. Most participants are unemployed, underemployed or people re-entering the workforce. CBL, as a long-term donor, has enabled 58 Greer students to receive training. 

“Quick Jobs training is matched to local employer needs, and CBL is helping us provide more people with access to thi...

The Citizens Building and Loan (CBL) Charitable Foundation has given $15,000 to Operation Hope.

Operation Hope is a faith-based ecumenical, 501c3 non-profit, outreach ministry that provides a tremendous number of programs and services for the Spartanburg County District 1 area, including:  Food Pantry and Supply Closet, Clothing Closet, Resale Shop, Financial Assistance, Computer Kiosks & Employment Readiness and more.

 “Thank you CBL State Savings Bank for believing in the ministry of Operation Hope as we go about doing God's work.  Operation Hope board members, volunteers and I are so happy, relieved, and grateful to be the recipient of $15,000 from the CBL State Savings Grant Foundation. Th...

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