Business Account Application

Urban Partnership Bank is an FDIC-insured, community development bank whose mission is promoting economic and environmental sustainability in underserved urban neighborhoods to build better lives and vibrant communities.

Your deposit at Urban Partnership Bank is about more than just account balances and interest rates. It’s also about making a difference.  We help small businesses grow and create good jobs and strengthen nonprofit organizations. And we work with our customers to renovate and purchase quality, affordable commercial properties. So when you place a deposit account at Urban Partnership Bank, you’re making a real difference – not just in earning a competitive rate for your business, but in the community too.

To apply for your account please complete these nine easy steps:

  1. Read the terms and disclosures.
  2. Complete an Urban Partnership Bank account application with original signatures, for each new account.
    • Must be signed by all individuals with signing authority on the account
    • If using a PO Box for mailing purposes, the street address must also be on the form*
    • Federal Tax Identification Number is required
  3. Complete a Business Customer Information Form
  4. Photocopy your corporate resolution, with original signatures.
    • Completed and signed by the board secretary and one other board member
    • Designate all authorized signers with titles
    • Affix corporate seal if available
    • Non-incorporated organizations should submit an original organization/association resolution to designate officers and authorized signers of the organization
Photocopy your Articles of Incorporation or Corporate Charter.
  • Non-incorporated organizations should submit a copy of organizational charter and/or minutes of the last meeting
  1. If nonprofit organization, photocopy your 501(c)(3) designation letter from the IRS.
  2. Provide a copy of a current primary identification for each authorized signer on the account* (i.e. driver’s license, passport, state-issued identification card, military ID, Matricula consular card AND Individual Tax ID Number [ITIN]).
  3. Provide a copy of a current secondary identification for each authorized signer on the account* (i.e. employment or union ID card, student ID card, voter registration card, library card, utility bill, current mortgage statement/coupon, rent receipt, or a second primary ID from the list above)
  4. Include the opening deposit via check made payable to your organization or to “Urban Partnership Bank” (or a request for wire transfer instructions), and mail the above documentation to: 

Urban Partnership Bank
Attn: Mission Deposits
PO Box 19260
Chicago, IL 60619

*Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain and record certain minimum information for each natural person related to an account and must establish procedures to verify that customer’s identity. Type of information required includes a social security number, birth date, collection of identification and a physical street address. To comply with the mandate of the USA PATRIOT Act, Urban Partnership Bank requires this information at the time the account application is submitted.