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FSB in the Community

Together we can make magic happen!

For over 150 years, we have been deeply committed to the communities we serve.

We live, work and play in the communities we serve. They aren’t just locations, they are our home, and we are proud to call them our banking footprint. For over 150 years we have partnered with organizations to help make our community great. Our employees give countless volunteer hours to local events, and we financially contribute wherever possible. We are proud to be a community bank.

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Making a Difference

Committed to our community. 

Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

Concord Coalition to End Homelessness

FSB donated $3,000 towards the purchase and renovation of a building in downtown Concord that will provide safe homes to people seeking affordable housing.

Liberty House Donation

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Liberty House

FSB purchased $2,500 in NH Community Development Finance Authority tax credits to assist the Nashua Soup Kitchen with expanding its 35 Spring Street emergency shelter.

Service Link Donation

Service Link

Franklin Savings Bank donated to ServiceLink’s Grandparents Program & Town of Boscawen’s Gateway Improvement Project.

FSB Proudly Supports

Below are a few organizations with which we are involved.

  • Belknap Economic Development Council
  • Belknap Mill Society
  • Boscawen Old Home Day
  • Boys & Girls Club of Laconia
  • Capital Regional Development Corporation
  • Central NH Chamber of Commerce
  • Choose Franklin
  • Concord Rotary
  • Franklin Animal Shelter
  • Franklin Business & Professional Women
  • Franklin High School
  • Franklin Lassie League
  • Franklin Outing Club
  • Franklin Visiting Nurses Association
  • Friendly Kitchen
  • Genesis Behavioral Health
  • Gilford Old Home Day
  • Gordon Nash Library
  • Granite United Way
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce
  • Lakes Region Children’s Auction
  • LRGHealthcare
  • Merrimack County Nursing Home
  • Mix 94.1 FM Cash-N-Cans Money & Food Drive
  • NeighborWorks Southern NH
  • Network for Educational Opportunity
  • Peabody Home
  • Stand Up Laconia
  • Sant Bani School
  • Salvation Army
  • Tiny Twisters Child Care Center
  • TRIP Advisory – Senior Center
  • Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry
  • Winnisquam Regional High School

Locations and ATMs

Visit one of our branches. 

Fund for Community Advancement

Supporting community projects. Enhancing lives. 

Winni Womenade Award

Winni Womenade

Spaulding Youth Center Award

Spaulding Youth Center

Humane Society for Greater Nashua Award

Humane Society for Greater Nashua

The Franklin Savings Bank Fund for Community Advancement was formed in 1997 to provide support for substantial projects that will significantly enhance the lives of people in the communities that make up the primary market area of the bank. Currently, the areas served by the Fund include Boscawen, Bristol, Franklin, Gilford, Goffstown, Merrimack and Tilton. The Fund may also provide support for projects in other surrounding communities. Grant monies requested must provide support to those living in the communities listed above; although not exclusively as many projects have a broader geographic impact that will benefit those in other communities as well.

The Fund is very active in supporting a broad range of community activities. Eligible organizations must be recognized as tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a school, municipality or other subdivision of government. Categories of support include but are not limited to: affordable housing, health care, social services, arts and humanities, human services, and programs or services addressing the needs of children, adolescents, elders and single parent families. Priority consideration will be given to those programs and services that address the needs of low to moderate income families and individuals. The minimum grant award will generally be $1,000 up to a maximum of $10,000.

To apply for a grant award from the Franklin Savings Bank Fund for Community Advancement, please complete an application. The Fund will award grants once a year with applications due no later than May 30th each year.

For more information and grant application materials, please contact Renee M. Baldini of Franklin Savings Bank at 603.934.8327 or by e-mail at Renee.Baldini@fsbnh.bank.

Personal Checking Accounts

Designed with you in mind!

FSB Scholarship Fund

Helping families afford higher education since 1994.

The Franklin Savings Bank Scholarship Fund was established in 1994 to benefit area students who are pursuing higher education.  We are pleased to have awarded 647 scholarships totaling $347,779 to local graduates since the fund’s inception.  This scholarship fund represents the Bank’s commitment to helping families afford advanced educational opportunities for their children who are enrolled in college full-time.  This is just one way in which Franklin Savings Bank gives back to the communities we have served since 1869.

The purpose of the Franklin Savings Bank Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to selected high school graduating seniors who reside in communities located within the Bank’s primary market area.  This area currently includes the following schools:  Franklin High School, Gilford High School, Merrimack High School, Merrimack Valley High School, Newfound Regional, Goffstown High School and Winnisquam Regional.

 

The 2021 FSB Scholarship application deadline is Friday, April 9, 2021.  Please submit the application to your school guidance department on or before this date.

How to apply

The FSB Scholarship application deadline is Friday, April 9, 2021. Please submit the application to your school guidance department on or before this date.

  • Completed application form
  • Most recent high school transcript
  • Application appraisal
  • Family financial data
Other scholarship resources

Before you apply for student loans, we encourage you to look into obtaining scholarships and grants first. We’ve listed a few popular sites that might be helpful to you.

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is the largest provider of publicly available scholarships in New Hampshire, awarding over $5 million to 1,700 promising students each year.

Federal Student Aid
A government site with plenty of information on funding opportunities and grant application packages. It lists grants that are currently available, and shows you how to apply for them.

FastWeb
This helpful site links you to several scholarship databases, and runs a free scholarship search for you.

Peterson’s
Peterson’s is one of the largest free undergraduate scholarship databases available. They also have scholarship offerings geared towards international students.

Big Future by The College Board
The College Board provides a free search for scholarships, other financial aid, and internships from more than 2,200 programs.

Unigo Scholarship Experts
Fast, easy and free way to find scholarships on the Internet, ScholarshipExperts.com delivers accurate and timely search results that have been filtered and customized to match unique user profiles.

Student Scholarship Search
Student Scholarship Search provides students and parents with a FREE searchable database of college scholarships and grants. No registration required; scholarships are updated daily.

Consider resources in your community.

Visit your high school guidance office for more information on available scholarships. Scholarships are often available through local civic groups, religious organizations, and area businesses. If you’ve exhausted your scholarship and grant opportunities and you need additional financial aid, consider applying for a federal student loan.

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Community Learning Center

Learning. Bonding. Building a community. 

The Center comfortably accommodates approximately 65 individuals, or up to 36 seated at tables (provided). Groups and organizations who would like to utilize this complimentary community resource are welcome! For more information, please contact:

Dawn Beers, VP, Marketing Officer – e-mail at Dawn.Beers@fsbnh.bank or call 603.934.8358

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