As a Florida community bank, Englewood Bank & Trust is dedicated to supporting the communities that we serve. We do so within the following guidelines.
Englewood Bank & Trust has integrated itself into the community as a business partner by providing banking and trust services to the businesses and residents of the communities we serve.
We are also proud to be a community partner through the involvement of staff and with financial support for cultural, civic, religious, and educational organizations that foster the enhancement of life within the area.
Englewood Bank & Trust strives to be a visible and contributing corporate citizen in our communities.
Englewood Bank & Trust recognizes its role within the communities we serve. We believe in supporting and giving back to these communities.
The bank focuses its community support in areas specifically designed to:
While Englewood Bank & Trust views charitable giving as a responsibility, we are unable to accept or respond favorably to donation requests that are not aligned with our mission.
Consideration for donation requests shall first be given to those with established relationships in good standing with the hometown bank. Community support, in the form of donations, sponsorships, or advertising, may be made to nonprofit organizations providing services benefiting the communities we serve. (An organization is considered nonprofit if it is a group, agency, or service whose primary objectives are to improve or enhance the quality of life in sections of the community or to provide targeted welfare or other support.)
Such support is made under the following categories that reflect our funding priorities:
Within these categories and funding guidelines, projects of all nonprofit organizations are considered for funding without regard to race, national origin, color, gender, disability, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or sexual orientation. In addition to the categories listed above, we will consider support of the efforts of Englewood Bank & Trust's board of directors, employees, and customers.
Please do not submit requests for:
Organizations that are generally eligible for support will not be funded when the purpose is to cover any of the following:
The bank's Community Support Committee will review proposals and make funding decisions monthly. The committee evaluates how the proposed program reflects the bank's guiding principles and program emphasis, in addition to how well the applicant conveys the information requested.
For support in the amounts of $500 or more, please provide a request between September 30 and November 30 of the year prior to when you would like support. For lower amounts, please allow 30 days prior to the time funds are needed. We realize that unexpected situations may occur that require financial support. Applications for these events are accepted throughout the year. The bank maintains a reserve account to respond to such need; however, funding is limited and varies per year.
Please complete the request form at the link below. Please include all supporting information. We will get back to you within 30 days.
Investments are not a deposit or other obligation of, or guaranteed by, the bank, are not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal.