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Fulton Bank

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REQUESTING FUNDS:

Charitable Donation/Sponsorship/Impact Grant  Request – Guidelines 

If you are interested in seeking a charitable donation, sponsorship, or impact grant, please review the following guidelines before submitting your request.  Fulton Bank and the Fulton Forward Foundation understands the importance of every request and as such handles each donation request on a case-by-case basis.

Guidelines and Criteria – Fulton Bank

  • Fulton Bank considers requests from organizations that foster growth and development within the communities that the bank serves in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. 
  • General funding requests should be submitted via the Fulton Bank Application.

Grant Guidelines and Eligibility – Fulton Forward Foundation

  • The Fulton Forward Foundation is an independent, non-profit private foundation. The Foundation will provide financial impact gifts of $20,000 or more to 501(c)3  community organizations that share Fulton's vision of advancing economic empowerment, particularly in underserved communities.
  • To make the most meaningful impact, we focus our grant giving on our Four Key Pillars.  The Impact Grant request must align with one or more of the following:
    • Affordable Housing & Home Ownership
    • Job Training & Workforce Development
    • Financial Education & Economic Empowerment
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Impact Grant requests in the amount of $20,000 or more should be submitted through the Fulton Forward Foundation Application. (Beginning September 2022)

Other Guidelines to ensure your request is reviewed and processed in a timely manner

  • Provide as much detail regarding your request as possible, including the challenge or need to be addressed, a description of the positive impact the project could have, the intended stakeholders who would benefit, and any related metrics. For larger requests, it may also be helpful to provide an example of the results and impact your organization has achieved with similar initiatives in the past. 
  • Attach all required supporting documentation:
    • 1-to-2-page description of your request detailing the donation or sponsorship specifications and requirements
    • Mission Statement
    • W9 
    • 501©(3) nonprofit tax exemption letter if applicable.

Once your request has been submitted, We will contact organizations for any additional information we may need to consider applications. Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we are not able to respond to every inquiry.