The TCBS Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization founded in 2021 by Mineola Community Bank. It was created to support not-for-profit groups, institutions, schools, or other qualifying organizations operating in the communities served by Mineola Community Bank as a way of adding to the quality of life for people living in those communities. The Foundation has identified three primary areas it will emphasize in its support:
Grants are generally limited to use in the market areas served by the community and will include support for program development as well as for new and expanded facilities and equipment. Grant recipients must demonstrate Section 501(c)(3) or other non-profit status and a need for private financial support with a direct relevance to the Foundation’s areas of giving interest. The Foundation does not provide financial support for political organizations or candidates for political office or activities for sectarian purposes and does not engage in political lobbying.
On behalf of the TCBS Foundation, we invite your organization to apply for funding through our grant program. The following items are required for grant consideration:
Submissions are accepted from October 1st until the end of December each year. Applications, along with all supporting documents, must be received prior to the end of December to be considered for funding the following year. The grant application is available below, along with a checklist of all required supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The TCBS Foundation funded $22,964 our inaugural year. Grant recipients were as follows: