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Franklin Savings Bank awards $20,000 in grants
Franklin, NH
04/28/2015 01:49 PM

Jeffery B. Savage, President & CEO of Franklin Savings Bank, announced today that the bank awarded $20,000 in grants to six community organizations through the FSB Fund for Community Advancement.  Since 1997, the Fund has awarded 161 grants in excess of $806,000.


Franklin Savings Bank has earned a reputation for being a strong corporate citizen in the communities we serve,” said Jeffery B. Savage, President & CEO. “As an independent, mutually-owned community bank with deep roots in the towns and cities we are proud to serve, we take the time to learn more about the needs of our communities and how we can partner with them to support their projects.”


Six local organizations received grants, including GOT Lunch! Laconia, $5,000; Tiny Twisters Child Care Center, $2,500; Circle Program, $2,500; Newfound Area Visiting Nurses Association, $5,000; Franklin Business and Industrial Development Corporation, $2,500; and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Concord (for Franklin area programs), $2,500.


The FSB Fund for Community Advancement was established to provide support for projects that will enhance the lives of people in the communities Franklin Savings Bank serves. Eligible organizations are those recognized as 501(c)3 tax exempt under the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund supports a broad range of community activities, such as economic development, affordable housing, education, health care, arts and humanities, human services, and programs or services that address the needs of children, adolescents, and single parent families.  The deadline to be considered for the next round of grant funding is July 1, 2015. For more information about the FSB Fund for Community Advancement and how to apply, please visit our website at, then select I Want to Learn More About FSB – In the Community.


About Franklin Savings Bank

Established in 1869, Franklin Savings Bank is an independent, mutually-owned community bank, offering a full array of commercial lending, retail banking and investment services throughout the Central Lakes Region and southern New Hampshire.  Headquartered in Franklin, the Bank has offices in Bristol, Boscawen, Tilton, Laconia and Gilford, as well as an office in Bedford for business lending. Franklin Savings Bank also offers investment, insurance and financial planning services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Independence Financial Advisors, from offices in Franklin, Bedford and Rochester, New Hampshire.  As a recognized leader in providing the latest in financial services technology, Franklin Savings Bank remains committed to serving the needs of small 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.


You can learn more about Franklin Savings Bank by calling 1.800.372.4445, or visiting,, or

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