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Deadline to Apply for FSB Fund for Community Advancement Grant is January 3, 2017
Franklin, NH
12/22/2016 03:13 PM

Franklin Savings Bank is currently accepting applications for the next round of grants awarded through the FSB Fund for Community Advancement. All applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, January 3rd for consideration. Established in 1997, the FSB Fund for Community Advancement was created to provide support for projects that will enhance the lives of people in the communities served by the bank.

Eligible organizations are those recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code; however, public agencies are also eligible 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.

The primary market areas of FSB include: Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, Bristol, Boscawen, Hill, Sanbornton, Belmont, New Hampton, Alexandria, Laconia, Gilford, and Gilmanton. The fund may also provide support for projects in other surrounding communities.

For more information about the FSB Fund for Community Advancement as well as how to apply, please visit, then select “Community” in the site navigation. You may also contact Dorothy J. Savery, Corporate Secretary, Executive & HR Assistant, 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, Nashua 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 following the bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Dawn Beers
(603) 934-8358
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