Press Release

Savings Bank of Danbury 2019 Grants Available

DANBURY, CT, ISSUED JUNE 15, 2019…The Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation has announced that applications are available for non-profit agencies to apply for grants as part of an annual tradition first established in 2004.

Applications for the grants are available at the bank’s website at The Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation (SBD Foundation) is administered by a committee of Savings Bank of Danbury Corporators, directors and bank officers.

The Foundation has awarded more than $1.7 million to local non-profit organizations making a positive difference in our communities.  The grants help support agencies in the areas of Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Community Service and Economic Development, Education and Health and Human Service.

“We know the importance of being a good neighbor and citizen in each of the communities that we serve. Non-profit organizations bring support, culture and education, and we are proud to be able to support the agencies in our community,” stated Beth Ann Fetzer, Vice President and Community Development officer of Savings Bank of Danbury.

The Foundation Grants Committee meets once a year to review requests. Awards are made to eligible 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations in all of the communities the bank serves. Any organization interested in being considered should review the application's checklist and include all of the elements listed on the application. The application deadline is September 27, 2019.

About Savings Bank of Danbury

Established in 1849 and headquartered at 220 Main Street, Danbury, Savings Bank of Danbury is a mutual savings bank with assets in excess of $1 billion.  Savings Bank of Danbury has 15 branch offices in Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Southbury, Stamford, and Waterbury, as well as lending offices in Farmington, Simsbury, Wallingford, and West Hartford.  Stamford Mortgage Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, has a local office on Summer Street in Stamford.  Savings Bank of Danbury is committed to serving their community. 

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