Eligibility Guidelines

Our Corporate Giving Program sponsorships are awarded to qualified nonprofit organizations located in communities where Fremont Bank has a branch presence.

To be considered for our Corporate Giving Program, organizations must:
  • Be classified as a federal tax-exempt charity under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3), excluding private foundations
  • Demonstrate fiscal and administrative stability
  • Operate as an equal opportunity employer
  • Address the needs of the communities served by Fremont Bank
We will generally not consider donation requests for the following:
  • Individuals
  • Political activities
  • Development or production of books, films, video or television programs
  • Fundraising Walks or races
  • Festivals
  • Individual sports teams
  • Trips or tours for individuals and groups, including transportation costs
  • Operating deficits and debt payment programs
  • Endowment
  • Golf outings or tournaments not associated with a nonprofit organization or cause
  • Membership fees or dues
  • National or international organizations, except for local chapters addressing the needs of the communities Fremont Bank serves
  • Advertisements
  • In-kind or promotional merchandise
  • Organizations residing outside of the immediate areas served by Fremont Bank
  • Individual public educational institutions1
  • Underwriting of conferences and seminars
  • Organizations that have limited banking relationships with Fremont Bank
  • Events that are not endorsed by a shareholder, client or associate of Fremont Bank
  • Organizations without a tax-exempt federal 501(c)(3) status
  • Private Foundations (even with a 501(c)(3) status)
How to Apply: 
If you have been invited to submit an application, please click the link below and follow the instructions to apply online. 
Start Application

1 Fremont Bank supports schools through grants from Fremont Bank Foundation to unified school districts. Exceptions may be considered for long-standing relationships with partner organizations.