Guardian Savings Bank has ceased accepting grant applications for 2023. Please check here in 2024.

If you have further questions, please contact CRA Officer Meredith Whitehead at [email protected].

Guardian Savings Bank Invites Organizations to Help Better Our Community

At Guardian Savings Bank, we are deeply committed to sparking community growth and supporting local needs. As a part of our dedication to reinvesting in our communities, we’re pleased to announce that we’re now accepting grant applications from Community Partners for 2024.

With the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), banks, like ours are empowered to invest in local initiatives that foster economic prosperity and enhance the quality of life for low- and moderate-income individuals and neighborhoods.

Guardian Savings Bank understands the significance of investing in the community, and we aim to create a meaningful impact through grant programs. To help us achieve this goal, we invite organizations like yours to submit proposals that align with our mission and contribute to the well-being of the communities we proudly serve.

 

Key Details:

Submission Deadline:

November 6, 2023

Announcement of Awarded Grants:

December 2023

 

Proposal Guidelines:

  • Clearly articulate your organization’s mission, objectives, and past community impact.
  • Describe the specific project or program for which funding is being sought, highlighting its goals, target beneficiaries, and anticipated outcomes.
  • Include a detailed budget outlining the requested grant amount and establish how the funds will be used effectively.
  • Provide a timeline for project implementation, including key milestones and deliverables.
  • Encourage collaborative approaches and partnerships with other community organizations, if applicable.
  • Emphasize the importance of sustainability and the long-term impact of your proposed project.

Submission Process:

To submit your grant proposal, please fill out the form on the top of this page.

Review and Evaluation:

All submitted proposals will undergo a review and evaluation process by a dedicated committee of Guardian Savings Bank representatives and community stakeholders. We’ll assess proposals based on their alignment with our community reinvestment goals, potential impact, feasibility, sustainability, and organizational capacity.

Award Announcement:

The awarded grants for 2024 will be announced in December 2023. We’ll notify organizations of the grant decisions through email, phone, or official correspondence. We value all organizations that take time to submit proposals and will ensure that they receive notification of our decision.

We look forward to receiving your proposals and partnering with organizations that share our commitment to community development. Together, we can make lasting difference in the lives of those we serve.

If you have any questions or need further clarification, please contact our Grants Department at [email protected].

Thank you for your dedication to our community.