First National Bank Awards Grant to Community Action Partnership

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First National Bank Awards Grant to Community Action Partnership

First National Bank (www.fnbo.com) awarded a $10,000 community development grant to Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties (communityactionatworkorg.presencehost.net) as part of its final disbursement of grant funding for the year. In Nebraska, First National Bank awarded $698,000 in community development grants to 30 organizations. The grants support programs focused on educated workforce initiatives that will help strengthen individual core competencies and lead to improving personal economic self-sufficiency.

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties is a non-profit community-based organization that has been serving the low-income populations in Lancaster and Saunders Counties in Southeastern Nebraska since 1965. The grant from First National Bank will support economic stability for individuals and families through financial education, coaching and matched savings opportunities.

First National Bank awarded a total of $1,870,000 in community development grants in 2018 to 98 organizations across its seven-state service area.

First National Bank (www.fnbo.com) is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have more than $21 billion in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.