The Franklin Savings Bank Fund for Community Advancement grant provides support for substantial projects that will significantly enhance the lives of people in the communities that make up the primary market area of the Franklin Savings Bank. The areas served by the fund currently include Franklin, Tilton, Northfield, Bristol, Boscawen, Hill, Sanbornton, Belmont, New Hampton, Andover, Alexandria, Laconia, Gilford and Gilmanton. The fund may also provide support for projects in other surrounding communities.
Eligible organizations are those recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Public agencies are eligible to apply for support. Categories of support include but are not limited to: economic development, affordable housing, education, health care, social services, environment, arts and humanities, human services, and programs or services addressing the needs of children, adolescents, and single parent families. Also of importance are programs and services that address the needs of low to moderate income families and individuals.
Applications are accepted twice a year, with deadlines of January 1 and July 1.
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