STAMFORD, Conn. -- The First County Bank Foundation in Stamford is accepting grant application from nonprofit organizations that support community and economic development, increase the availability of affordable housing or support quality of life and educational enrichment for families and children in lower Fairfield County.
The deadline for submitting standard grant applications is March 31. To be eligible, organizations must have nonprofit tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and serve the communities of Stamford, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk or Westport.
Since the First County Bank Foundation was formed in 2001, it has awarded over 1,000 individual grants exceeding $7 million. The grant application form is available on the bank’s website .
“First County Bank Foundation and First County Bank’s directors, corporators, officers and employees, take great pride in distributing charitable contributions to local nonprofit organizations to help assure local needs will be met,” said Reyno A. Giallongo, Jr., president of First County Bank Foundation.
"Each year we look forward to receiving and evaluating incoming grant applications. It is always gratifying to see the breadth and depth of programs that our local nonprofits are spearheading. And, for those first-time grant applications, we welcome the opportunity to get to know you better."
For additional information, visit www.firstcountybank.com .
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