Birmingham, Alabama 12/22/21- Porter Capital Group, a finance company that provides working capital solutions to businesses all over the country, recently donated forty classroom desks to Banks Academy. 

Banks Academy is an ACSI accredited non-denominational private Christian High School located in the East Lake community of Birmingham, Alabama. The school opened in August of 2015 and is located in the original Lakewood Baptist Church’s building and currently serves 9th through 12th grade.  Students that meet the qualifications to attend Banks Academy are awarded scholarships to help cover the cost of tuition. Special consideration is given to parents and students that enroll early. Banks Academy serves students and families in the community and provides hope for a bright future. 

“The students at Banks Academy are focused on academics, community involvement, and extracurricular activities. Porter Capital is thrilled that we could make such an impactful donation to a well-deserved student body, especially during the Holidays. We hope these desks contribute to the students’ continued academic success”, says Marc Porter, CEO of Porter Capital.  

Wondering how you can also contribute to Banks Academy? Click the link below to make a donation! Banks Academy is also looking for volunteers for different school activities.  Call Bill Hart at 205-862-0560 to ask how you can help.  


For additional information, please email