Awards & Scholarships


40 Under 40 ICBA

40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders 2020

Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America, unveiled its annual 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders list. The award recognizes the nation’s up-and-coming community bank innovators and influencers who represent the future of the industry.


Best Community Banks to Work For 2020

ICBA Independent Banker® magazine has announced its winners for its second annual Best Community Banks to Work For awards.

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NCBSA 2020

National Community Bank Service Awards 2020

The National Community Bank Service Awards, presented by the Independent Community Bankers of America and sponsored by FIS, recognize community banks providing outstanding, hands-on volunteer community service efforts to their local communities.

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 Innovation Awards 

Independent Banker's Most Innovative Community Banks

These five community banks are all making bold changes in different ways. They’re finding their own forms of pushing the envelope, whether it’s leading the charge in a new line of business or developing high-tech solutions that will benefit the entire community banking industry. What unites them is a willingness to think outside of the box.

Meet the Community Banks

ICBA’s top-performing community banks

ICBA’s Top-Performing Community Banks

Our annual list of the year’s go-getters is here! Read on to see the 75 community banks that took the crown, and hear from nine that shined because of their cutting-edge technology, strategic growth and superior personal service.

Read About These Top Performers