Community Giving Policy
At First National Community Bank, we are dedicated to the communities we
serve and are committed to supporting nonprofit organizations that
promote quality of life within our service area.
thousands of dollars every year to deserving programs in Northeastern
Pennsylvania, including organizations serving low to moderate income
In order to have a meaningful community impact, a
contribution policy has been established to assist in determining the
organizations to be considered for support.
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 in the following categories:
Health & human services
Requests given preferential consideration
are organizations that meet the following criteria:
customers of FNCB
Create positive exposure for FNCB
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
While we consider it our responsibility to support the
communities where we are located through charitable contributions, 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
Submit completed application to:
First National Community Bank
Keystone Industrial Park Rd.
Throop, PA 18512
To ensure a timely response, please submit your
application at least 45 days prior to your event.
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.