awards

13th Annual Communities First
National Community Bank Service Awards

The National Community Bank Service Awards program acknowledges the valuable role community banks play in sustaining communities across the nation, and nationally recognizes community banks for their outstanding volunteer efforts.

All community banks with a community service, volunteer, or financial literacy program, helping to sustain communities across the nation are eligible to be nominated for the 2014 National Community Bank Service Awards. Entry is free for all community banks and multiple entries are encouraged. You may nominate your own bank.

National Award recipients and honorable mention recipients will be recognized in the September 2014 issue of the nationally recognized community banking magazine ICBA Independent BankerĀ®.

As a bonus, the Grand National Award recipient receives $2,000 to use toward future community service efforts. National Award recipients each receive $1,000 for their respective programs.

Nominations are judged by a panel of community bankers and industry experts. The deadline to submit nomination forms is Friday, June 20, 2014.

The National Community Bank Service Awards program acknowledges the valuable role community banks play in sustaining communities across the nation, and nationally recognizes community banks for their outstanding volunteer efforts. Winners will be recognized in April as part of Community Banking Month.