Emlenton, Pennsylvania, June 15, 2020 – 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.
“As an institution rooted in community values, we are committed to improving education initiatives for the next generation. We recognize the role education plays in laying a foundation for success among our youth. Farmers proudly participates in the EITC program which enables organizations to provide important educational services and opportunities within our communities,” said William C. March, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton.
For the 2019-2020 academic year, Farmers donated to the following organizations through the EITC Program: Boy Scouts of America (Moraine Trails), Brockway Center for Arts and Technology, Brockway Schools and Community Education Foundation, Brookville Area Raider Scholastic Foundation, Butler County Community College Education Foundation, Inc., Christian Life Academy Scholarship Fund, Clarion Limestone Area Scholastic Foundation, Inc., Clarion University Foundation, Inc., DuBois Area Schools Educational Foundation, Elk County Community Foundation, Keystone Elk County Alliance, Keystone School District Education Foundation, Keystone SMILES Community Learning Centers, Inc., The Neighborhood Academy, Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., The Pennsylvania State University Philanthropic Fund, Phase 4 Learning Center, Inc., Scholastic Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Seneca Valley Foundation, Children’s Scholarship Fund of PA, The Brashear Association, STAR Foundation, WPA K-12 Education Scholarship Fund, The Union EnhancementFoundation, Angel’s Place, Child Development Centers, Inc., Community Foundation of Western PA & Eastern OH, Faith Builders Educational Programs, Inc., Lifesteps, Inc., United Way of the Titusville Region and The United Way of Butler County.
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