FRANKLIN – Nine organizations received a grant from the FSB Fund for Community Advancement, the philanthropic arm of Franklin Savings Bank. This round of funding represents the 44th round of grants totaling $ 40,000 in scholarships.
This year’s recipients include Belknap House (Laconia), $ 6,600; Bolduc Park (Gilford), $ 2,500; Franklin Congregational Christian Church, $ 5,000; Hero Pups (Stratham), $ 5,000; Community promoters of the Lakes region (Laconia), $ 3,500; Community Services of the Lakes Region (Laconia), $ 5,000; Peabody House (Franklin), $ 7,500; Raven Gael Blaisdell Foundation at Hall Memorial Library (Northfield and Tilton), $ 2,500; and UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center (Goffstown), $ 2,500.
Ron Magoon, President and CEO, said, “Supporting our communities is at the heart of our identity as a community bank. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, the need still exists and we are doing our part to ensure that these local organizations are able to continue to fulfill their mission of helping others. This year, we received an impressive number of 57 applications, exceeding the maximum we have seen since the creation of our Fund. “
The recipients will be celebrated at a reception on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 5 p.m. at the Mojalaki Country Club in Franklin.
For more information, visit www.fsbnh.bank and click on Community.