First County Bank Foundation Donates $511,500 to Local Nonprofits

STAMFORD, CT, June 6, 2024 — First County Bank Foundation announces grants totaling $511,500 to be donated to over 100 Fairfield County nonprofits through its annual CommunityFirst Grant Program.

The focus of the First County Bank Foundation is to support Fairfield County nonprofits based within the Bank’s footprint, which focus on supporting the following critical issues: affordable housing, economic development and educational enrichment for families and children.

“Each year we take pride in funding the work of the many nonprofits that are dedicated to helping address the most basic needs of local residents such as the availability of affordable housing; access to healthy food and the delivery of quality educational programs for children and adults,” 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 continue to marvel at the determination of local nonprofit leaders and their teams as they focus on this critical yet difficult work.”

For more information about First County Bank Foundation, visit the Bank’s website:

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 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, CT for over 170 years, is an independent mutual community bank with 13 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, assets in excess of $2 billion and is a winner of the Hearst Connecticut Top WorkPlaces award 2020-2023. For additional information, please visit, or follow us @Firstcountybank on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.