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Sponsorships and Charitable Giving 

The ways we give are many, as are the reasons.

We sponsor community organizations by providing contributions to local groups across the towns and communities we serve.  Through the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation we make major grants to non-profit organizations for a specific purpose.  We also make smaller corporate donations where no sponsorship is involved.

See which type of giving best applies to your group.

 

Community Sponsorship & Advertising

Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation

Corporate Giving

​Scoreboard Program

 

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General Description

Community Sponsorships & Advertising are contributions made to community-based organizations who then place an ad or logo on their materials, display a banner at an event, or provide some other type of advertising or recognition.

Grants are larger contributions made to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and are reviewed bi-annually.

Corporate Giving contributions are smaller contributions made as donations to 501(c)(3) organizations. These do not require placement of marketing or advertising materials.

​Each year Middlesex will donate a scoreboard to a deserving school, organization or group.

 

Here are some examples of recent scoreboard donations. 

 

Support Results in Marketing / Advertising for Middlesex

Yes

No

No

​Yes

Typical Dollar Amount

$50 to $1,000

Up to $20,000

$50 to $1,000

​N/A

Eligibility

Branch towns and surrounding communities

Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation requirements

Corporate Giving requirements

Branch towns and surrounding communities

Organization Structure

Any

501(c)(3) only

501(c)(3) only

​501(c)(3) only

Organization Type

Youth sports, local arts, education, town celebrations, police/fire, local chambers

Educational opportunity, basic human needs, capacity building

Youth, education, basic human services, economic empowerment

​Youth sports

Application Process

Streamlined application

3 to 4 weeks

Bi-annual review schedule, April/August cycles.
Full grant application

Streamlined application

3 to 4 weeks

​Annual review schedule. Submissions: February 1

Reviewed by: March 1

Who is Ineligible?

Individuals, organizations which are religious or political in nature, organizations which are discriminatory in their practices or if MSB support does not result in marketing or advertising for the Bank.

Individuals, organizations which are religious or political in nature, organizations which are discriminatory in their practices or in-kind donations.

Individuals, organizations which are religious or political in nature, and organizations which are discriminatory in their practices.

Individuals, organizations which are religious or political in nature, organizations which are discriminatory in their practices or if MSB support does not result in marketing or advertising for the Bank.