You Are the Stars of Our Community!

HomeStar is Proud to Offer Programs to Support Education in the Communities We Serve. 

Community Star ProgramThe HomeStar Community Star Program offers special banking and financial benefits exclusive to our local educators, first responders and veterans. It's our way of showing our appreciation for your continued hard work, dedication and leadership. For more information on the Community Star Program, click here.

ScholarshipsIn keeping with HomeStar's tradition of community service and commitment to the education of future civic and business leaders, HomeStar established the HomeStar Education Foundation in 2001. Scholarships are awarded to students based on character, leadership, and citizenship exhibited in both school and community activities. For additional information on HomeStar Scholarships, visit the Scholarship webpage.

In partnering with local schools, HomeStar offers school branded, Instant Issure DebitCards. Proceeds from each DebitCard purchase go back to the partnering school. Show your school spirit and pick up your DebitCard today!
For more information on partnering with HomeStar for a branded DebitCard, contact:

Michelle Bade

Deposit Operations Manager
(815) 468-2970,  

HomeStar's current lineup of Instant Issue DebitCards can be found here: Instant Issue DebitCard

MoneyMatter$ is a free online financial education program designed to help you better manage your money. For more information or to begin your first module, visit the MoneyMatter$ webpage.

SmartStart is a turn-key online platform that uses the latest technology to bring financial concepts to life for students and aligns with both state and national standards. The program includes the Vault-Understanding Money Program (grades 4-6) as well as the Financial Literacy Program (grades 9-12) for your school at completely no cost. 

If you're interested in adding SmartStart to your curriculum, contact:
Lauren Pingul
Phone: (707) 478-8866