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Cambridge Savings Bank is committed to supporting organizations in the communities we serve, primarily focusing on Human Services, Affordable Housing, and Community Development.

Human Services  For organizations that provide basic necessities, including heath care, food, shelter, job training, financial education, small business support and first-time home buyer assistance.
Affordable Housing For programs that preserve low-to-moderate income housing units and projects that create affordable housing communities.
Community Development We collaborate with groups that support economic development, create jobs and revitalize our community to attract new businesses to the area. 

We’ve Gone Paperless!

Cambridge Savings Bank and the Cambridge Savings Charitable Foundation have implemented web-based applications for non-profit organizations to request charitable donations, which include grants, sponsorships, or in-kind donations. The online applications streamline the review process by replacing paper, phone and email requests. All requests must be submitted via the sponsorship or other contributions form through the Apply Now link below or grant application for consideration. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us at for sponsorships or regarding foundation grants.

The CSB team posing together at a wiffle ball charity tournament

Eligibility Requirements


  • Must be a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization or have a tax exempt status
  • Must serve residents in the following counties: Middlesex, Suffolk, Essex, or Norfolk
  • Must directly benefit the community
  • Only one sponsorship or contribution will be made to any one organization each calendar year


Check presentation to Centre Street Food Pantry from Cambridge Savings Bank

Submission Deadlines

Requests must be received:

  • 60 days before the deadline for including the CSB name on any promotional items and
  • 60 days prior to non-profit’s deadline for funding
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    Funding Requests Will Not Be Considered From:

    • Other foundations
    • Secondary education scholarship funding
    • Operating funds or annual appeals
    • Relatively new entities or initiatives
    • Requests that benefit/support a single individual or family/families
    • Organizations or events which are not open to members of the general public
    • Political, advocacy, governmental, fraternal, labor groups
    • Religious organizations, unless the program supports, and is open to, the community
    • Trips and tours by groups or individuals, or traveling teams, including transportation costs
    • Organizations with the primary purpose of raising funds to distribute to other organizations
    • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, age, gender identification, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, veteran status, disability or other characteristic protected by law.

    *The Foundation reserves the right to reject any application for any reason and to make exceptions.