Santander Bank this week announced it has awarded $900,000 to 25 Massachusetts nonprofits that provide services to underserved individuals and communities.

“The organizations we support reflect our values as a company and provide opportunities that enrich the lives and economic futures of underserved children, young adults and families,” said Jerry Plush, chief administrative officer for Santander US.

The bank awards grants three times a year to support initiatives in financial education, neighborhood revitalization, small business development, community services, and affordable housing.

In this round of funding, a large share of grants are supporting innovative financial education programs for low- and moderate-income teens and young adults, particularly those between the ages of 16 and 24. Following are the organizations that received grants: Action for Boston Community Development, Boston Artists for Humanity, Boston Boston Medical Center Corporation, Boston Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest, Marlborough Coalition for a Better Acre, Lowell Codman Square Neighborhood Development Organization, Dorchester EMPath [formerly Crittenton Women’s Union], Boston Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Roxbury Interise, Boston Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, Jamaica Plain Just-A-Start Corporation, Cambridge Lawrence CommunityWorks, Lawrence Main South Community Development Corporation, Worcester Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance, Dorchester Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations, Boston Massachusetts Federation of Farmers & Gardeners Markets, Waltham Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Boston Mill Cities Community Investments, Lowell Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship New England, Babson Park Oak Hill Community Development Corporation, Worcester Quincy Community Action Programs, Quincy The Marion Institute, Marion United Way, Boston Urban Edge Housing Corporation, Roxbury Worcester Common Ground, Worcester Santander Bank did not disclose the amount of each grant.

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