MANCHESTER, NH – People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arms of People’s United Bank, today announced that it awarded $172,965 to 23 New Hampshire non-profit organizations in 2017. Funding was distributed state-wide in alignment with the Foundations’ focus areas including: youth development, community and economic development, and affordable housing.
Grant recipients included:
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of New Hampshire
Boys & Girls Club Of Greater Nashua
Child And Family Services Of New Hampshire
Concord Area Trust For Community Housing
Families In Transition
Hannah Grimes Center
Haven-Violence Prevention And Support
New Hampshire Food Bank
Shelter From The Storm
St Joseph Community Services
The Front Door Agency
The Granite YMCA
For a detailed list of all New Hampshire, and footprint-wide recipients, please visit www.pucf.org
The largest single 2017 Foundation grant of $175,000 was awarded to Junior Achievement USA throughout its six-state footprint, a portion of which will be allocated to Junior Achievement of Northern New England, which serves the state of New Hampshire. These dollars will help fund financial literacy and career readiness programs for New Hampshire students. The award was part of People’s United Bank’s 175th anniversary celebration.
“Community giving has remained at the core of the bank’s culture throughout its 175 year history and we look forward to continuing our community support and expanding our partnerships throughout the communities we serve,” said Karen Galbo, Executive Director of the Foundations.
In total, People’s United Community Foundation and People’s United Community Foundation of Eastern Massachusetts awarded more than $3.5 million in 2017 to more than 500 non-profit organizations across its footprint in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
About People’s United Community Foundation and People’s United Community Foundation of Eastern MA:
People’s United Community Foundations help support programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for citizens in the communities that People’s United Bank serves. People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a diversified financial services company with over $44 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.