Literacy Programs

At City National®, we believe that a good education and the ability to learn throughout one's lifetime are vital to success in today's world. Our goal is to empower children and adults within our communities by providing more access to books and education.

Reading is The way up®

People who read are more likely to be successful—in their careers and in life. City National Bank established Reading is The way up to reinforce the myriad benefits of reading. Through this literacy program, the bank underscores its commitment to youth, education and volunteerism by investing in the communities where we work, live and do business. Learn More »

Reading is the Way Up

Dollars + Sense

Teaching financial management skills will help people of all ages meet the challenges of the future. Dollars + Sense is one way City National empowers others to make intelligent financial decisions on The way up®. Learn More »

Dollars and Sense

Literacy Grant Program

City National offers a Literacy Grant Program that  supports elementary, middle and high school educators through Reading is The way up for creative literacy projects and Dollars + Sense to help students develop financial management skills to meet the challenges of the future. Learn More »

Literacy Grant Program