Over a Century of Passionate Community Stewardship
|LSB Foundation gives back to the communities we serve. |
Since our founding over 100 years ago, Lincoln Savings Bank has been dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve in order to help them grow. Our philanthropic philosophy is an integral part of our company culture, and it has allowed us to help out a variety of organizations and programs committed to helping better the lives of others in our communities.
The LSB Foundation, established in 2005, is our way of reaching out to community groups and providing charitable donations to help them provide programs or services. In 2012, donations to the LSB Foundation totaled over $97,000. Over $104,000 total gifts or grants were made from the LSB Foundation in 2012 to various groups and organizations, including:
- Dollars for Scholars- $1,000 was given to the local Dollars for Scholars chapter for each city/town where we have a banking location; $13,000 total in 2012.
- Large recurring donations ranged from $1,000 to $5,000 per year to several organizations: Covenant Foundation, Allen HealthFoundation, Crayon Corner Learning Center, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, GrundyCounty Hospital, River Hills School, Waverly Health Care Center, Cedar ValleyGrowth Fund, Ankeny Kiwanis Club, Waterloo Community Schools Foundation, Toledo Community Theater Guild, YWCA Capital campaign.
- One-time donations of $1,000 or more to several other organizations: Hawkeye Chapter American Red Cross, Junior Achievement ofEastern Iowa, Allison Park Board, Iowa College Foundation, Aplington Recreation Complex, Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa, Polk County Housing Trust Fund, TheSocial Entrepreneurs of Grinnell, Sprout Preschool, The Job Foundation, Grinnell Regional Medical Center, Garwin Lions Club, Variety the Children'sCharity, YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters Des Moines area, First Children'sFinance, Big brothers Big Sisters Northeast Iowa, North Star Community Services.
- Many other one-time donations to organizations like House of Hope, Allison Amvets, Back to School Project, Marble Rock Community Fire Dept, Tama County Humane Society, Operation Threshold, just to name a few.
We also encourage our employees to make charitable donations through the LSB Foundation. Of the $97,000 donated to the LSB Foundation in 2012, our employees and directors contributed over $12,000.
Charitable giving through the LSB Foundation is just another way we work to give back to and better the communities we serve and live in.