First County Bank Foundation Donates $515,000 to Local Nonprofits

STAMFORD, CT, June 28, 2023 — First County Bank Foundation announces grants totaling $515,000 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.

“As local nonprofits continue to be challenged to help address the basic needs of their constituents such as access to affordable housing, nutritious food and a quality education during these tough economic times, First County Bank Foundation is proud to provide annual funding in support of important programs and initiatives,” 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 applaud the resilience and determination of local nonprofit leaders and their teams as they focus on this critical work.”

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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, Conn. for over 170 years, is an independent mutual community bank with 14 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. For additional information, please visit, or follow us @Firstcountybank on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.