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Charitable Trusts

Citizens Bank Private Wealth Management serves as trustee and manages and administers the five trusts listed below. All trusts are limited to the state of New Hampshire and several of the trusts have further geographic limitations within New Hampshire. No awards are given to individuals. All applications must include evidence of 501 (c) 3 status.

Awards range in amounts from $1,000 to $20,000. Most grant awards are in the $5,000 range.

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Waldo and Alice Ayer Trust

  • Awards granted for the support of any symphony orchestra or similar musical organization, or any chamber music group.
  • Restricted to performances in New Hampshire.

Mary Louise Billings Trust

  • Awards are granted for religious, educational and charitable purposes in the state of NH.
  • Emphasis on assisting needy and deserving individuals of all ages.

Ann De Nicola Trust

  • Awards are granted for the improvement and development of general health, education and welfare of persons in NH.
  • Special consideration given to those located in Bedford, Merrimack and Nashua NH.

Arthur Getz Trust

  • Trustees consider requests for special projects from qualified tax exempt organizations only.
  • Consideration will not be given for individual scholarships for an organization's operating budget or for organizations outside NH (unless it is a national organization with a special program for NH only, or it is an organization specifically named in the trust document).

Parker Nelson Grant

  • This trust was created for charitable purposes.
  • Grants will be given for specific projects, equipment, or seed money, but not for operating budgets.

Citizens Bank, N.A also acts as a grant facilitator for the Mary Gale Foundation, which was established to support programs which assist elderly and indigent women.

Important Deadlines

September 1st
Applications to Citizens Bank Private Wealth Management must be postmarked by this date.

All awards will be made. Notifications of grant approval or denial will be provided by letter.

Download the application.
Mail the completed application by September 1 deadline to:
Citizens Bank Private Wealth Management
Att: Charitable Trust
900 Elm St.
Manchester, NH 03101


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