Switch to Grinnell State Bank

As a locally owned & operated bank, we are invested in our customers & our community.

Grinnell State Bank can only thrive when our customers and community prosper.  So taking care of our
customers and looking out for the best interest of our community is ingrained
in the way we conduct our business.

Make a hometown investment you can be proud of.

The money you deposit in Grinnell State Bank will be reinvested
in ways that drive your local economy, such as in the form of loans to area
residents who want to buy a home, or to local farmers investing in new
equipment.

Look to Grinnell State Bank for your quick and simple guide to SWITCH! 

If you are ready to switch banks, we are ready to help you.  In Just 5 Steps we will have you set up and back on track.

Independent Community Bankers of America & Grinnell State Bank encourage you to Go Local and enliven your community's economy!


Step 1:  Open a Grinnell State Bank checking account.

Our friendly, efficient staff will help you decide which account options best fit your needs.  Open a checking account at any of our five locations by calling our Personal Bankers at:

 Grinnell   641.236.3174
 Marengo  319.642.5511
 Johnston   515.278.6300
 Urbandale  515.276.2900
 Polk City  515.984.6211

Step 2:  Stop using your previous checking account.

Allow time for outstanding checks to clear and automatic debits and credits to switch over.  Destroy your ATM and/or debit card(s), any unused checks and deposit slips.


Step 3:  Move your Direct Deposit(s) to Grinnell State Bank.

Notify anyone making direct deposits to your previous account of your new Grinnell State Bank account information.  For your convience we have packets that include Direct Deposit Authorization Forms available at each of our locations.  To ensure payment has been made to your account, please monitor accounts closely.

For Social Security Direct Deposits, call 1-800-722-1213 or visit http://www.ssa.gov/deposit/


Step 4: Transfer any automatic payments and debits to Grinnell State Bank.

Notify anyone deducting automatic payments (insurance, phone service providers, gym etc.) from your previous account of your new Grinnell State Bank account information.

Your Switch Kit will include Automatic Payment Forms to assist you in quickly making this change.


Step 5:  Close your previous checking account.

After all your checks and automatic payments have cleared, close your previous checking account.


To email a personal Banker today click here:  customerservice@grinnellbank.com