Community grants announced

MACHIAS — Machias Savings Bank has announced 10th Annual Community Development Grant. This year’s award has been increased to $40,000. The grant will be awarded to a deserving project(s) located in or serving Machias Savings Bank’s primary lending area.

The goal of this grant is to fund projects that result in a satisfactory level of community development. Among the most favorably considered applications will be projects or services that create or retain jobs, revitalize communities within our service area or help to provide affordable housing or other programs designed to assist low-to-moderate income individuals and/or families.

Since the grant’s inception in 2005, MSB has awarded $205,000 to various community development projects throughout our service area.

Applications for this year’s Community Development Grant are available at any of the bank’s branch locations as well as on our website:

Applications must be received no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17.

Contact CRA Officer Sean Daye at 255-9226 or 1 (800) 339-3347.

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