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Community Giving

At FNCB, we strive to meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting organizations that improve educational and economic opportunities of low-and-moderate income individuals, youth initiatives and programs that enhance the cultural and economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

In 2015, FNCB contributed $325,000 to organizations in our communities. Here are just a few of the organizations we helped:


  • Allied Services
  • American Cancer Society
  •  American Red Cross
  • Artists for Art Gallery
  • Ballet Theatre of Scranton
  • CEO People Helping People
  • EOTC
  • Greater Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hazleton K.O.P.S.
  • ,Head Start
  • Kiwanis
  • Komen NEPA Race for the Cure
  • La Festa Italiana
  • Lions Club
  • NEPA Boy Scouts America
  • Osterhout Free Library
  • Parade of Champions
  • Pittston Memorial Library
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Scranton Civic Ballet
  • Scranton UNICO Foundation
  • Serving Seniors
  • St Francis of Assisi Kitchen
  • St. Joseph's Center
  • The LCCC Foundation
  • United Neighborhood Centers of Northeast PA
  • United Way
  • Volunteer Center of Greater Hazleton
  • Wayne County BPW
  • Wayne County Pantry Program
  • Women's Resource Center
  • Wyoming Valley Children's Association
Eligibilty

We will consider providing support to applicants that are tax-exempt and located in areas served by our 19 branches in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Applicants generally must be designated as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Organizations that actively partner with FNCB by banking with us and providing recognition of the bank's support will receive preferred consideration. Local organizations receive priority over national organizations.

We primarily consider donations/sponsorships for organizations that support:

  • Educational and economic opportunities of low-and moderate-income individuals and families.
  • Educational organizations
  • Community development
  • Youth organizations
  • Economic development
  • Health & human services
  • Cultural activities

Requests given preferential consideration are organizations that meet the following criteria:

  • Are current customers of FNCB
  • Create positive exposure for FNCB
  • Involve our associates
  • Improve quality of life in our community
  • Provide services targeted to low to moderate income individuals
  • Provide affordable housing for low to moderate income individuals
  • Support activities that promote economic development by financing small businesses or farms with gross annual revenues under $1 million
  • Revitalize or stabilize low or moderate income geographies, designated disaster areas or distressed underserved metropolitan areas
Exclusions

While we consider it our responsibility to support our communities, we are unable to grant requests that do not align with our mission. These include, but are not limited to: political organizations, organizations which do not directly benefit the community, donations to individuals, donations for trips or tours, advertising for benefit purposes, telephone solicitation, events that have already taken place and organizations that discriminate.

How to apply

To apply for support from FNCB's Community Giving Policy, please DOWNLOAD the application form.

Submit completed application to:

Marketing Department/Community Giving
FNCB
102 East Drinker St.
Dunmore, PA 18512
marketing@fncb.com
Fax: 570-558-8513

To ensure a timely response, please submit your application at least 45 days prior to your event.

Approval process

Every request will be reviewed by the FNCB Community Giving Committee for eligibility. Organizations granted approval will be notified within 30 days of FNCB's receipt of their application. While we try to accommodate as many applications as possible, unfortunately the demand for funds far exceeds the giving capacity. Applications may be submitted once per event per calendar year.

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