First Bank Richmond, Inc. Community Foundation was established to benefit the communities in which First Bank Richmond operates. The Foundation’s board members include Kathryn Girten, Bruce Daggy, Thomas Holthouse, Garry Kleer and Lindley Mann. Executive officers include Thomas Holthouse, Chairman of the Board; Garry Kleer, President; Kathryn Girten, Vice President/Treasurer; and Beth Brittenham, Secretary.
The Foundation is being funded with the intention of investing in the future of the market areas served by the Bank with the overall objective to fund projects or activities which improve the quality of life in these communities by investing in the citizens of today and tomorrow. The primary focus of the Foundation will be in the following major areas: economic development, education, health & human services, youth programs, the performing and visual arts, and traditional community contributions.
We are excited to begin awarding grants in early 2021.