Grants were awarded through the FSB Fund for Community Advancement.
Franklin Savings Bank awarded $62,200 in grants to 11 community organizations through its Fund for Community Advancement, the philanthropic arm of the bank. Representing the 46th grant cycle, this year’s recipients include Andover Historical Society (Franklin), $6,000; Archways (Franklin/Tilton), $5,000; CATCH Neighborhood Housing (Franklin), $4,000; Danbury Historical Society (Bristol/Franklin), $6,000; Franklin Opera House, $5,000; Granite VNA, $1,000 (Central and Southern NH); Hill Center Church (Bristol/Franklin/Tilton), $6,000; Northfield Economic Development Corp. (Northfield), $5,000. The Granite State News Collaborative (Boscawen/Bristol/Franklin/Gilford/Goffstown/Merrimack), $7,200; Twin Rivers Food Pantry (Boscawen/Bristol/Franklin/Tilton), $7,000; and Webster House Children’s Home (Statewide), $10,000.
“We understand the importance of supporting local organizations that work tirelessly to uplift and empower our communities.” said Brian Bozak, President and COO. “We are proud to grant these organizations so that they can continue to inspire sustainable and positive change. We look forward to seeing them thrive and succeed.”
This year’s recipients will be celebrated at a reception on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 5:00 pm at the Mojalaki Country Club in Franklin, NH.
The FSB Fund for Community Advancement was established in 1997 to provide support towards projects that will enhance the lives of individuals in the communities served by Franklin Savings Bank. To date, the Fund has awarded 259 grants totaling $1,198,009 to support a broad range of community activities. Areas of support include economic development, affordable housing, education, healthcare, social services, environmental needs, arts and humanities, human services, as well as programs or services that address the needs of children, adolescents, and single parent families. For more information, visit www.fsbnh.bank and click on Community.
Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, personal banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown. The Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors. As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of businesses, families and the communities it serves, through a dedicated team of employees, a diverse line of financial products and services, and continued investment in emerging technology.