First National Bank Trust awarded a $1,000 grant to the Argyle Community Fund as part of the Federal Home Loan Bank COVID-19 Relief Program. The Argyle Community Fund, a component of The Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, has given back nearly $162,000 to the community local nonprofit organizations since its founding in 2000. This particular grant will go to support organizations throughout Argyle impacted by the pandemic, and that are meeting local needs resulting out of COVID-19.
Additionally, The Argyle Community Fund has recently extended funding for Ole’s Cupboard to help provide extra resources to families and to the Argyle Public Library for protection barriers and any other personal protection equipment such as masks, sanitizers, gloves, and more.
For more information on the Argyle Community Fund, Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, contact Linda Gebhardt, Director of Donor Services, at [email protected] or 328-4060.
With the support of donors who are inspired to leave a lasting legacy in the community, the fund serves as an endowment for community improvement projects. Annually, a portion of the fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants. The fund supports a variety of community projects that enhance the arts, education, health and human services, the environment, historic preservation, and more.
The Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin serves to match charitable donors with the needs of communities in nine southern Wisconsin counties, including Rock, Walworth, Crawford, Iowa, Lafayette, Green, Grant, Sauk, and Vernon. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with assets in excess of $60 million. For more information on the Argyle Community Fund or The Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, call (608) 758-0883 or visit www.cfsw.org.
PHOTO: L-R: Diane Martin, Asst Vice President/Branch Manager First National Bank and Trust, Linda Gebhardt, Director of Donor Services, CFSW and Kristine O’Connor, Administrative Assistant for CFSW.