Growing the places we call home
Our founder, Otto Bremer, believed that when businesses and communities succeed, we all succeed. Since 1943, we've invested in the communities we serve by building relationships with the people working passionately to make communities in our region better every day. We listen, we share ideas, and we roll up our sleeves and get to work side by side with our neighbors.
We do it because these are the places we call home, too — where we grew up, where we live and work. And they're part of who we are. This is our shared future, and we're here to grow together.
Dividends paid to the Otto Bremer Trust since 1989.
Average number of hours volunteered by our employees every year.
Number of Habitat for Humanity below-market mortgages to be purchased by Bremer Bank.
Habitat for Humanity
We've partnered with Habitat for Humanity to increase the availability of affordable housing and empower our communities.
Bremer and Farm Rescue have teamed up to assist farm families who need help in the wake of unexpected life events.
We're helping the United Way provide young students with the supplies they need to succeed at school and at home.
Great Plains Food Bank
Our North Dakota employees helped prepare over 7,250 meals for local food pantries, shelters, and kitchens.
Latino Service Providers Network
Our own Javier Valenzuela leads a networking and support group that connects Latinos with local programs, services, and job opportunities.
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest
We're committed to helping young people develop financial literacy, prepare for college, and explore entrepreneurship.
President and CEO, Bremer Bank
Committed to our communities
- Minnesota Fintech Collective supports BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ entrepreneurs through contribution to Lunar Startups
- Bremer Bank donates 6,600 neck straps to Alexandria-area schools in partnership with Donnelly Custom Manufacturing
- Bremer Bank named financial partner to College Bound Saint Paul