Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. announced that it has awarded $15,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations in Erie and Chautauqua counties.
The bank’s Community Reinvestment Committee, made up of four local community members, is responsible for reviewing all grant applications submitted and ultimately deciding which nonprofits will receive grants (awarded on a semi-annual basis). Lake Shore Savings Bank employees have no role in the decision-making process.
The following organizations were recipients of the latest round of grants:
¯ Women’s Health Broadcasting Network, Inc., Buffalo.
¯ Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown.
¯ The Waterfront Foundation at the Chautauqua Center, Jamestown.
¯ The Salvation Army – Buffalo Area Services, Buffalo.
¯ The Dunkirk Salvation Army.
¯ KidsPeace Foster Family and Community Programs, Williamsville.
¯ Infinity Visual & Performing Arts, Inc., Jamestown.
¯ Western New York Family Promise, Buffalo.
¯ United Way of Northern Chautauqua County, Dunkirk.
“Lake Shore Savings Bank has always been committed to serving our communities,” said Daniel Reininga, Managing Director. “We are extremely proud to continue our tradition of rewarding deserving organizations with funding to support the important work they do.”
More detailed information about Community Reinvestment Grants, including frequently asked questions, eligibility requirements, and a grant application, is available on the Bank’s website at www.lakeshoresavings.com/putting- people-first.