The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation is now accepting 2022 grant applications from local 501(c)(3), 170(c)(1), and other qualified non-profit organizations in the communities served by Jewett City Savings Bank. The process is part of the Bank’s long-standing mission of providing support to the local organizations committed to supporting and strengthening the neighborhoods in the Bank’s market area.

The 2022 guidelines and grant application are available on the Charitable Foundation page at Completed applications must be received no later than August 31, 2022. Funding will be awarded by December 31, 2022.

Available up to a maximum of $5,000, grants may be awarded for program support, general support, special projects, and/or start-up endeavors covering a variety of issues impacting the community. Specific amounts will be determined by demonstrated needs and existing resources of the organization. The Foundation does not provide funding for individuals, sports, individual schools, or religious groups.

In 2021, the Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation provided more than $70,000 in grants to help local non-profits, including social services organizations, food pantries, libraries, arts and culture, and health programs. The Foundation has donated more than $1,000,000 since it was established in 2003.

We are proud to be able to assist the many wonderful organizations working within our communities,” said Michael Alberts, president and CEO of Jewett City Savings Bank. “These local non-profit organizations dedicate their time, resources, and energy to help support the well-being of the communities where our customers and neighbors live and work.”