The Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation has awarded 111 grant requests in the amount of $228,908.19 in Phase II of its annual grant cycle. To celebrate, the Foundation hosted a grant reception for recipients to attend along with Thomaston Savings Bank Board of Directors, Corporators and employees. Attendees were able to come together to celebrate their success and dedication to helping the local community. The reception was held at Clocktown Brewing Company in Thomaston, on October 19th.
“The Foundation has been around for over 20 years and we are proud to have awarded over $8 million in grants since its beginning. Our Foundation is unique because it is fully supported by the Bank and our customers. We are grateful for the support of the community and are always looking for ways to give back.” – Stephen L. Lewis, Thomaston Savings Bank, President & CEO
To best serve the community the Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation hosts its grant cycle in three phases: Hartford County, Litchfield County, and New Haven County. All three phases of the 2021 Grant Cycle considers applications from local nonprofit and government agencies in support of the following focus areas: arts & culture, community development, education and youth services, health and human services, and public safety. Applications from religious organizations will be considered for grant purposes which support programming that assists in meeting the needs of the community and/or falls under the scope of the above priority areas.
“The Learning Center in Terryville is always so appreciative of Thomaston Savings Bank. They have supported our endeavors throughout the years whether it was to get new IT equipment or upgrade our phone systems, and we’re very thankful for that.” – Lorainne Freidman, Terryville Learning Center, President of the Board
The Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation is accepting applications for Phase III of the grant cycle for New Haven County until the October 31st, 2021 deadline. To apply, find the full list of eligible towns in each county, and more information visit ThomastonSB.com/Foundation.