First County Bank Foundation Donates $50,000 To Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

First County Bank Foundation Donates $50,000

To Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

STAMFORD, Conn., Jun. 3, 2020 — First County Bank Foundation announced today that it will donate $50,000 to select Fairfield County shelters and food pantries in an effort to support those nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This designated COVID-19 relief fund is being distributed in addition to the nearly $500,000 in grants recently provided to over 90 local nonprofits through the Foundation’s annual CommunityFirst Grant Program.

The following nonprofits are designated to receive funds for COVID-19 relief:

“During this unprecedented time of crisis in our community, First County Bank Foundation is committed to support COVID-19 relief efforts for such basic needs as housing and food security. These select nonprofits, as well as many others in Fairfield County, have been working tirelessly to provide access to shelter and food for the most vulnerable members of our society,” stated Robert J. Granata, Chairman and CEO of First County Bank and President of First County Bank Foundation. “The Bank’s board of directors, corporators and employees take great pride in supporting these critical efforts,” added Granata.

For more information about First County Bank Foundation, go to the Bank’s website at

About First County Bank Foundation

Established in 2001 in honor of the bank’s 150th anniversary, First County Bank Foundation was created to distribute funds annually to nonprofit organizations that support community and economic development, affordable housing, and programs that support quality of life and educational enrichment for children and families. As a mutual bank with no shareholders, First County Bank considers grants made by the foundation a means of paying dividends back to the local communities it serves.

About First County Bank

First County Bank, headquartered in Stamford, Conn. for more than 165 years, is an independent mutual community bank with 16 branches in Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, Fairfield, New Canaan and Westport offering deposit products, mortgages, wealth management, business banking services, and a full array of digital banking products including mobile and online banking. First County Bank has more than 220 employees and assets in excess of $1.7 billion. For more information, please visit, or follow us @Firstcountybank on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.