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Community Giving

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A Legacy of Giving Back 

For more than 115 years, First National Bank has been committed to being responsible and respected citizens in the communities in which we live and work. We truly believe that our success as a company is measured by the success of each of our stakeholders – our customers, communities, business partners, employees and shareholders. First National Bank gives back and supports organizations throughout the communities we serve in an effort to help people live more productive, educated and enriched lives.


How We're Giving Back

Our corporate giving strategy is designed to support community outreach activities that have lasting value, with a priority given to the following emphasis areas and to organizations within the areas that we serve (Ames, Ankeny, Johnston, Osceola, and West Des Moines, Iowa):

  1. Financial literacy and education
  2. Community and economic development
  3. Health and human services

Annual Community Impact Report

We recognize our civic responsibility and take pride in our efforts to support the communities that help us grow. Learn more by reading our 2020 Community Impact Report.


2021 Charitable Giving

See a list of First National Bank's 2021 charitable donations (through Dec. 2, 2021). 

Donation presentation to On With Life

First National Bank's Ankeny Market President Tom Friedman presented On With Life, a brain injury, stroke and neuro rehabilitation center in Ankeny, with a generous donation to support their capital fundraising campaign that aims to add a new facility that will improve their outpatient and inpatient programs and allow families to stay near their loved ones during their time there.


Sponsorship Applications Accepted

First National Bank accepts sponsorship applications year-round. Applications are reviewed monthly, with primary consideration given to the applicant's alignment with the bank's giving strategies and proposed activities within the communities where our bank services are provided. 

To apply, please fill out the online application form. Submit at least one month prior to your event to allow adequate time for review.

For more information contact Marketing Officer Dena Gray-Fisher at 515-663-3086 or [email protected]

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