Press Release

First Bank contributes to local non-profits

Written by: Susan Richwine  |  

Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond announced that they made the following contributions to local not for profit organizations during February, March and April 2022. The organizations who received these contributions include the following:

• Wayne County Historical Museum; $5,000
• Hope House; 5,000
• Cope Environmental Center; 5,000
• Richmond Civic Theater; $15,000
• Circle U Help Center; $10,000
• Girls Inc; $7,500
• Civic Hall Performing Art Center; $5,000
• Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Stable; $5,000
• Elks Parkinson’s Golf Tournament; $5,000
• Ivy Tech Community College; $10,000
• Shelby County Fund For You – Scuffy Program; $5,000

In addition to our corporate contributions, we also provide two community billboards to local non-profit organizations and underwrite the costs. More details can be found here:

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“First Bank is pleased to support the Richmond Community through our financial contributions to local non-profit organizations. Partnering with these organizations is essential to maintaining a strong, caring community.” - Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President – Community Relations, First Bank Richmond

First Bank Richmond is committed to be an integral partner to the communities in which they serve.  Since 1887, not only have they provided their community with sound financial products and services, they have also fostered a philanthropic commitment that has made a significant impact through the dedication of their organization’s resources, talents and time. This commitment is facilitated through the following channels:

  • Financial support pledged through contributions and event sponsorships. In 2020, they proudly donated more than $500,000 to local not-for-profit organizations.
  • Board/employee leadership and participation with local not-for-profit organizations. Last year, 60% of their staff served on a board or a committee.
  • Donations (in-kind) and fundraising efforts to promote local initiatives.  

For more information concerning First Bank Richmond’s Community Foundation or local sponsorships and contributions, please contact Ms. Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President Community Relations at 765-973-4258 or