Franklin Savings Bank accepting applications for its Fund for Community Advancement

Deadline to apply for a grant is May 30

Franklin Savings Bank is currently accepting applications for its Fund for Community Advancement, representing the 45th round of grants. All applications must be postmarked by May 30, 2022, for consideration and can be mailed, dropped off at any branch location, or emailed to Since 1997, the bank has awarded 234 grants totaling $1,069,908 to community organizations and agencies throughout New Hampshire.

The Fund for Community Advancement supports a broad range of nonprofit community activities to include, but not limited to, economic development, affordable housing, education, healthcare, 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. Eligible organizations must be recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a school, municipality or other subdivision of government. The minimum grant award is typically $1,000 up to a maximum of $10,000.

Areas served by the Fund include Boscawen, Bristol, Franklin, Gilford, Goffstown, Merrimack and Tilton. The Fund may also provide support for projects in other surrounding communities.

For more information on the FSB Fund for Community Advancement, please visit, then select the “Community” tab. You may also contact Rene M. Baldini at 603.934.8327 or via email at

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