The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $144,000 to local educational organizations, through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.
The EITC program provides tax credits for eligible businesses to contribute to educational improvement organizations and/or pre-kindergarten scholarship organizations. Since 2002, Farmers has donated more than $1.6 million through this program.
“Our Bank is proud to be a part of the effort to improve overall education for our youth in Western Pennsylvania. We believe education is the foundation for a successful future. Having the opportunity to positively impact community members through educational programs, such as the EITC program, is a significant part of our institution’s mission,” said William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton.
For the 2018-2019 academic year, Farmers donated to the following organizations: Boy Scouts of America (Moraine Trails), Brockway Center for Arts and Technology, Brockway Schools and Community Education Foundation, Brookville Area Raider Scholastic Foundation, BC3 Education Foundation, Children’s Scholarship Fund of PA, Christian Life Academy, Clarion Limestone Area Scholastic Foundation, Inc., Clarion University Foundation, DuBois Area Schools Educational Foundation, Elk County Community Foundation, Karns City Scholastic Foundation, Keystone Elk County Alliance, Keystone School District Education Foundation, Keystone SMILES, The Neighborhood Academy, Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., Penn State University Philanthropic Fund, Phase 4 Learning Center, Scholastic Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Seneca Valley Foundation, STAR Foundation, Union Enhancement Foundation and WPA K-12 Education Scholarship Fund.
About The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton:
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is an independent, nationally chartered, FDIC-insured community commercial bank headquartered in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, operating 20 full-service offices in Allegheny, Butler, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Jefferson, Mercer, and Venango Counties, Pennsylvania and Hancock County, West Virginia. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emclaire Financial Corp (NASDAQ: “EMCF”). For more information, please visit the website at www.farmersnb.com or call 877-862-9270. EOE, M/F/D/V, Equal Housing Lending, Member FDIC