Application deadline is May 30th.

Franklin Savings Bank is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Community Advancement until May 30th. All grant applications must be postmarked by this date for consideration and can be mailed, hand delivered to any branch location, or emailed to mybanker@fsbnh.bank. Since 1997, the bank has awarded 215 grants totaling over $990,080 to community organizations and agencies throughout New Hampshire.

The Fund for Community Advancement 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. Areas of support include, but are not limited to, affordable housing, health care, social services, arts and humanities, human services, as well as programs or services addressing the needs of children, adolescents, elders, and single-parent families. Priority will be given to programs and services that address the needs of low to moderate income families and individuals. Grants typically range between $1,000 to $10,000.

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.

For more information on the FSB Fund for Community Advancement, please visit www.fsbnh.bank, then select “Community” in the site navigation. You may also contact Rene Baldini, Administrative & Human Resources Assistant, at 603.934.8327 or via email at Renee.Baldini@fsbnh.bank.

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. Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Gilford, Merrimack and Goffstown. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services. A recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank is 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.

Franklin Savings Bank has donated over 11% of its net income to charity since 2009. Visit www.fsbnh.bank to learn more or follow the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

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