Busey Bank Bridge

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  • Promote financial security, increase inclusion within economic development and champion economic mobility through partnerships and programs
  • Partner with key community stakeholders in the private, non-profit and government agencies, assembling and leveraging debt and equity to invest in the communities we serve
  • To manage, drive and implement strategies enhancing community goals
Over the last three years:
  • Busey has funded over $790 million in Community Development loans.
  • Busey has funded $8 million in CRA qualified investments of which nearly $5 million was committed in 2021.
  • Busey has allocated over $225,000 in charitable donations to the Peoria Community.
  • Associates at Busey have generously donated nearly 1,000 volunteer hours to Peoria community groups.
  • Through November 2021, Busey has proudly funded $2.4 million in closed loans for the specialized portfolio program, MyCommunity Home Loan.
Everyone begins somewhere and Busey’s Community Banking options are designed with you in mind. Our Pathways Banking options build strong financial futures one family, one street, one city at a time.

The Community Banking team is focused on advancing programs and practices that cultivate a culture of greater inclusion, diversity and equity while supporting the financial well-being and economic development for the communities we serve.  Through collaboration with our internal and external stakeholders to fulfill our mission, Busey Bank is committed to progressive and innovative activities with the greatest community impact.

Find more information at busey.com/communitybanking.
Appointments are required to visit the Busey Bank Bridge. Please select a time that works best for you using our Bank by Appointment feature. See you soon!
Here's what the Busey Bank Bridge has to offer:

  • Monthly Financial Wellness Workshops
    From budgeting tools to small business education, join Busey for a financial wellness workshop on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • Busey Drives Generosity
    Quarterly donation drives to benefit local community organizations. 
  • Little Free Library
    Grab a book. Leave a book. Or do both! Busey's Little Free Libraries promote connection and literacy in Peoria. 
  • Volunteer Hub
    Planning a volunteer event, but need a place to host? The Busey Bank Bridge could host your community event at our new location in Peoria.
  • Pop-Up Events, Service Days, Small Business Vendor Fair and More

    There's more where that came from! The Busey Bank Bridge will continue to evolve to best serve the needs of Peoria residents and the community. We have events planned every month throughout the year to bring you reliable resources to improve your economic opportunity.
View the full list of scheduled events & community outreach.
  • Interactive learning experience using virtual and in-person workshops
  • In-person events hosted at the Busey Bank Bridge, a center for community engagement and empowerment
    • Full event schedule available above that includes monthly workshops, pop-up engagements and service opportunities
  • Virtual resources available 24/7
Busey's Financial Pathways digital financial education curriculum offers:
  • Interactive & personalized learning experience
  • 250+ education experiences and tools
  • Integrated incentive program to drive engagement
  • Targeted coursework for community members and K-12 learners
As the newest community center in Peoria—located at 2120 S.W. Adams Street—the Busey Bank Bridge looks forward to hosting organizations who share our commitment to investing in the greater Peoria community.

The Peoria Bridge center is suited to hosting meetings, presentations and small events while providing social support, public information and education.

Space Usage Overview

What’s available at Peoria’s Busey Bank Bridge location?
Four climate-controlled conference rooms and meeting spaces are available for meetings, interviews, team-building events, focus groups, workshops and other small-group activities.

The space includes:
  • Private rooms suited for 4 to 25 people
  • Customized room layouts—tables and chairs can be moved to meet your needs
  • Tele-conferencing equipment offering both audio and video capabilities
  • Ability to bring in outside catering and meal options
  • Restricted entry
  • Restrooms
  • On-site parking
Who can reserve the space?
Busey welcomes groups, organizations and associations who promote positive growth, outreach, engagement and enrichment in the greater Peoria area.

I’m interested in using the space for my group. How can I submit a request?
Submit your request by completing the Busey Bridge Facility Request form.  Requests are reviewed and approved based on availability.
Reach out to thebridgepeoria@busey.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Busey Bank Bridge—a new community center at
2120 S.W. Adams Street in Peoria, IL—will provide an opportunity to achieve financial wellness.