As a local community bank with deep roots in the Hudson Valley, we understand the important role that charitable giving plays in keeping our community strong. Ulster Savings Bank supports the community in many ways. Currently we offer funding through our Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation and the Ulster Savings Community Donation Program. Through these two entities, we've given over $8.5 million to worthy people and causes throughout the Hudson Valley!
"We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give of ourselves."
Sir Winston Churchill
With Churchill's sentiment in mind, the Trustees of Ulster Savings Bank decided in 2001, Ulster Savings Bank's 150th anniversary, to create and sustain a charitable foundation. While funded through Ulster Savings Bank, the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation is operated separately based on a mission to assist the community in the areas of:
Currently, the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation has three programs it operates to fulfill its’ mission and to help build stronger communities.
Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation Grant Program: Tax-exempt, not-for-profit organizations located in Ulster, Dutchess, and Orange Counties may be eligible to apply for grants for programs and projects that provide service or benefits to the residents of their respective counties. Please click on the following link for the complete Grant Application Guidelines and a Funding Application.
|2018 Application Deadlines|
|February 7, 2018|
|June 6, 2018|
|October 3, 2018|
If you would like to check on the status of a Charitable Foundation application, please click here.
We are proud to support the people and organizations that work hard to make our community a better place. Donations to vital groups like the ones listed below are part of our rich heritage.
Are you looking for funding for sponsorship of an event or would like us to consider an advertisement in a journal or at a community event? Click here to download an Ulster Savings Community Donation Program application.
If you would like to check on the status of a Community Donation Program application, please click here.
Investment, Tax, Payroll and Insurance products and services offered through Ulster Insurance Services, Inc. and Ulster Financial Group, Inc., subsidiaries of Ulster Savings Bank, are NOT FDIC INSURED.