West End Bank Charitable Foundation

West End Bank is pleased to announce the formation of the West End Bank Charitable Foundation. A key facet of our mission statement is to reinvest in our community with our resources, time and talents. The creation of this foundation fortifies that pledge to the communities in which we serve. The Foundation board members include: Mr. Timothy R. Frame, Mr. John P. McBride, Mr. Rick Ahaus, Mr. John L. Hitch and Mr. Doug Oler. Executive positions within the foundation are as follows: President - Timothy R. Frame, Vice President and Treasurer - Shelley D. Miller, Secretary - Robin D. Henry.

The mission of the West End Bank Charitable Foundation (the "Foundation") is to provide financial support to charitable and community service organizations in the communities in which West End Bank (the "Bank") operates. The Foundation is dedicated completely to community activities and the promotion of charitable causes.

The Foundation has identified four areas that it will emphasize in supporting:

Education -- Initiatives at the primary, secondary and post-secondary school levels that raise the aspirations of students in the Community and enhance knowledge in specific areas such as economics, communications, business and public speaking, as well as initiatives that support the education process.

Health and Human Services -- Programs that are essential to the underlying medical care of the Community, as well as initiatives that focus on physical and mental wellness. We would additionally make efforts to inform the hospitals and similar facilities that serve our region and market area of our Foundation and its purpose.

Youth Programs -- Programs that assist in improving the quality of life for children in the Community or programs that foster education, learning and leadership.

Quality of Life Initiatives -- Programs that support and improve the quality of life from cultural and artistic perspective in our region.

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION

  • Awards are generally limited to use in the communities served by the Bank.
  • Grant recipients must demonstrate Section 501(c) (3) or other non-profit status and relevance to the Foundation's areas of giving.
  • The Foundation does not provide financial support for political organizations or candidates, activities for religious purposes, contributions to individual endeavors or scholarships.
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