Community Action Partnership Receives Grant From First National Bank of Omaha

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Community Action Partnership Receives Grant From First National Bank of Omaha

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties (www.communityactionatwork.org) has been awarded a $5,000 grant from First National Bank of Omaha, which also operates as First National Bank Fremont and First National Bank North Platte. Grant monies will be used to support Community Action’s Individual Development Account (IDA) program, which works to improve the financial well-being of low-to moderate-income individuals through the provision of financial education and 4:1 savings match for the purchase of a home, post-secondary education, or small business start-up/expansion.

In total, First National Bank of Omaha has awarded more than $1.1 million in community development grants to 51 organizations in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas. The grants, which support Affordable Housing, Educated Workforce and Economic Development programs, mark the bank’s final disbursement of grant funding for the year. First National Bank awarded a total of $1,840,000 in community development grants in 2016 to organizations across its seven-state service area.

To learn more about Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties, visit www.communityactionatwork.org.

To view First National Bank’s 2015 “First in the Community Impact Report” and learn more about the full extent of its community contributions, please visit: https://www.firstnational.com/site/about-us/in-the-community/index.fhtml.