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First Security Bank - Sponsorships

First Security Bank is proud to sponsor events and fundraising efforts within the bank's service area.  If you would like to submit a request for sponsorship, please contact the neighborhood branch nearest you.  Requests in the Bozeman area may be emailed to jennifera@ourbank.com. In general, requests are reviewed following these guidelines.

 

First Security Bank Foundation - Grant Request Information

First Security Bank also supports the First Security Bank Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization.  The Foundation focuses giving efforts on 501(c)3 organizations working in the communities of Bozeman, Belgrade, Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Three Forks, and Fort Benton.

The Foundation's mission: To help the Montana communities we serve through charitable contributions that support personal growth and economic development.

The First Security Bank Foundation welcomes requests for capital campaigns and program support. Grant requests for general operating expenses, religious programs, political and fraternal organizations, programs supporting legislative action or for the benefit of an individual will not be considered.

If your organization would like to submit a request, please use the format outlined below. Applications will be considered in relation to key factors: support of the Foundation’s mission statement, demographic and socioeconomic group to benefit, and longevity of benefit. Grant requests are limited to one request per organization per year.

 

Request Format

1. Cover sheet listing:

  • Organization name
  • Name, phone number, and email address for contact person
  • Project title
  • Time period of project
  • Amount requested

Subsequent page (page 2)

2. Details of the project

  • Purpose
  • Those served by geographic area, demographic, socio-economic status and total number to benefit
  • Total budget

3. Brief description of organization

  • Year founded
  • Brief history, including past successes
  • Number of staff
  • Current (past 12 months) list of supporting corporations or foundations, with amount.
  • Please specify if you receive United Way funding.
  • Annual operating budget

Additional information

4. Current financial statement

5. Letter of 501(c)(3) determination

Please do not submit videos or CDs. Information may be e-mailed.

 

If you have any questions regarding the process, please email foundation@ourbank.com

Completed applications may be sent via email or snail mail:

First Security Bank Foundation
P.O. Box 910
Bozeman, MT 59771

Phone: (406) 585-3800

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