ICBA’s Independent Banker magazine opened nominations for its 2024 Best Community Banks to Work For awards, sponsored by FIS.

Background: The awards elevate community banks that are supporting their communities, employees, and customers. Winning banks will be recognized in the December issue of Independent Banker, the 2025 ICBA LIVE annual convention, and other ICBA channels.

Deadline: Eligible community banks must submit nominations by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern time) Friday, July 5.

Methodology: Once nominated, full-time employees of each nominated bank will be asked to complete a comprehensive workplace survey in August. Banks in five asset categories with the highest index scores will be selected as winners.