Grants were awarded through the FSB Fund for Community Advancement.
Franklin Savings Bank awarded $60,900 in grants to 13 community organizations through its Fund for Community Advancement, the philanthropic arm of the bank. Representing the 45th grant cycle, this year’s recipients include Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua, $5,000; CATCH Neighborhood Housing (Concord), $4,080; Circle Program (Plymouth), $7,000; Family Promise of Southern NH (Nashua), $5,000; Greater Lakes Region Children’s Auction (Laconia), $5,000; Greater Tilton Area Family Resource Center, $10,000; Lakes Region Disabled Sports at Gunstock Inc. (Gilford), $2,321; Mayhew Program (Bristol), $3,000; Meals on Wheels of Hillsborough County (Merrimack), $5,000; Merrimack Valley Boosters (Penacook), $2,500; Patriot Resilient Leader Institute (Gilford), $4,000; Sanbornton Central School, $3,000; and Webster House Children’s Home (Manchester), $5,000.
“It’s amazing to see how much the bank has been able to give back to our communities since we established our Fund for Community Advancement back in 1997 with a $1 million dollar investment,” said Ron Magoon, President & CEO. “We are proud to support all the great work these organizations do to facilitate positive change throughout our local communities.”
This year’s recipients will be celebrated at a reception on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 5:00 pm at the Elks Lodge 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 247 grants totaling $1,130,809 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, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. 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.