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Charitable Foundation Reaches a Milestone of $1.5 Million!

The Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation is now accepting grant requests from eligible organizations through January 15, 2020. The Foundation supports qualifying non-profit organizations that foster education, health and wellness, social and civic services, culture and the arts, and affordable housing.  Since its inception in 1998, the Foundation has awarded grants totaling $1.5 million!

Foundation and Bank President & CEO, Donald Gibson, stated:  “It is my pleasure to report this year’s grant awards will be our largest ever. We will be donating $250,000 to organizations for the betterment of our communities.  We started the Charitable Foundation to give back to our communities – we want to support local non-profit organizations working to improve the quality of life in the greater Hudson Valley”.

Approved grant applicants can expect to receive their grant money after June 1, 2020.

Interested organizations can obtain more information on the grant application process from the Bank’s website,  Headquartered in Catskill, New York, the Bank of Greene County has offices in Columbia, Greene, Ulster, and Albany Counties and is proud to serve the Hudson Valley with full service community-based banking for 130 years.

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Foundation Board members – $1.5 Million

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