Founded in Oakland in 1996, Community Bank of the Bay is a community bank serving Oakland, Danville, San Mateo and San Jose, California. As the state’s first CDFI bank, its mission is to make a positive and sustainable economic impact. With $128 million in assets, the bank focuses on providing financing to small businesses and nonprofits. In 2007, it created a special fund, the Bay Area Green Fund (BAGF), to finance groups that are contributing to a sustainable economy. The bank relocated its Oakland headquarters to an Energy Star and LEED certified building in 2013.