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FSB Fund for Community Advancement Deadline
Franklin, NH
12/07/2015 03:30 PM

The FSB Fund for Community Advancement was established in 1997 to provide support for projects that will enhance the lives of people in the communities served by Franklin Savings Bank. Since its inception, the Fund has awarded 168 grants totaling over $834,000 to community organizations and agencies throughout Central New Hampshire.


Eligible organizations are those recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code; however, public agencies are also encouraged to apply. Areas of support include, but are not limited to, economic development, affordable housing, education, health care, social services, environment, arts and humanities, human services, as well as programs addressing the needs of children, adolescents, and single parent families.


Consideration is also given to programs and services that address the needs of low to moderate income families and individuals.

Franklin Savings Bank’s market area includes the following communities: Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, Bristol, Boscawen, Hill, Sanbornton, Belmont, New Hampton, Alexandria, Laconia, Gilford, and Gilmanton.


All applications must be postmarked by Monday, January 4, 2016 for consideration. Information is also available at the bank’s branch locations. For further information about the FSB Fund for Community Advancement as well as how to apply, please visit andselect “I Want to Learn More About FSB” – “In the Community.” You may also contact Dorothy J. Savery, Executive Assistant & Assistant Corporate Secretary, at 603.934.8316 (toll-free at 800.FSB.4445) or via email at


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 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 

Dawn Beers
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