Bay State Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Awards $14,000 in Grants to Local Non-profit Organizations
April 21, 2014
Among the recipients were: Worcester East Side Community Development Corporation; American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts; Tenacity, Inc.; Worcester Community Housing Resources, Inc.; The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.; Straight Ahead Ministries, Inc. and Rise Above Foundation, Inc. Each organization received a $2,000 grant to support a specific program or initiative.
“The Bank is very pleased to be able to award these grants to deserving non-profit organizations.” said Diane Giampa, Bay State Savings Bank SVP/Human Resources & Marketing and Charitable Foundation Clerk. “The work they do directly improves the lives of people in our local community, and it is important to the Bank to support that.”
Since its inception in 2003, the Charitable Foundation has distributed nearly $500,000 in grants and scholarships. For more information or to apply for a grant, please visit our Charitable Foundation information page on our website.