First National Bank of Louisiana and FHLB Dallas award $16,000 to nonprofit Crowley


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Crowley Main Street receives funding from the Partnership Grants Program

CROWLEY, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First National Bank of Louisiana (FNB) and Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) recently awarded a $16,000 grant through the Partnership Grant Program (PGP) at Crowley Main Street, an organization leading the revitalization of historic downtown Crowley, Louisiana.

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Officials from First National Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas have awarded $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program funds to the downtown redevelopment and revitalization nonprofit, Crowley Main Street in Crowley, Louisiana. (Photo: BusinessWire)

“We are grateful for this funding from First National Bank and FHLB Dallas which will help us achieve our mission of generating positive economic growth,” said Callie Zaunbrecher, director of Crowley Main Street.

Crowley Main Street plans to use part of the grant to help fund its facade grant program for downtown merchants to improve the facades and signage of their buildings. It also plans to use the funds for website running costs and training opportunities for its staff.

“Crowley Main Street makes a positive difference in the community and is a vital resource in preserving our local history,” said Cindy Miller, senior vice president and chief operating officer and compliance officer at FNB. “We are thrilled to provide this impactful funding through our partnership with FHLB Dallas.”

In 2022, FHLB Dallas and its members provided $558,985 in PGP funding across FHLB Dallas’ five-state district of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.

“We applaud First National Bank’s commitment to enriching the local communities it serves,” said Greg Hettrick, senior vice president and director of community investment at FHLB Dallas. “Our partnership with them and the nature of the PGP matching grant has enabled us to continue the important work of Crowley Main Street.”

View the full list of 2022 PGP Grant Recipients. For more information on the 2022 PGP Grants and other FHLB Dallas community investment products and programs, please visit fhlb.com/pgp.

About First National Bank of Louisiana

The First National Bank was established in the 1920s through the strength and stability of the local community in Crowley, Louisiana. Since its inception, First National Bank has grown to hold over $580 million in assets, ensuring personalized service as a cornerstone. Although the original Crowley skyscraper is still considered home, locations now extend to Lafayette, Sulfur and Lake Charles.

About Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas is one of 11 district banks in the FHLBank system established by Congress in 1932. FHLB Dallas, with total assets of $77.7 billion as of June 30, 2022, serves approximately 800 members and associated institutions in our five-state district of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas. FHLB Dallas offers financial products and services, including advances (loans to members) and grant programs for affordable housing and economic development. For more information visit our website at fhlb.com.

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