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Donation and Sponsorship Guidelines

Watertown Savings Bank (WSB) is proud to be a responsible corporate citizen, and good friend to the community. We focus donations and sponsorships on organizations that promote affordable housing or provide programs directed at low to moderate-income individuals/households. In 2017, WSB donated $309,000 to more than 300 local organizations.  Click here to see a sampling of the many fine local non-profits we support.

We honor hundreds of requests for donations per year. As that number steadily grows, to ensure that we continue our tradition of community involvement, and to comply with Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations, we have established a set of guidelines.

  • Organizations and/or their members that have a relationship with WSB will be given priority.
  • Donations are restricted to non-profit organizations headquartered in areas where the bank is located (Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, Newton, Waltham, and Watertown).
  • We do not provide funding to individuals, or religious or political groups.
  • Requests are reviewed by committee on a monthly basis.
  • All requests must be submitted in writing at least one month ahead of the deadline.
  • Organizations should complete a Request for Donations form.*
    Click here for a printable version in PDF format.
    *Please note: We are unable to accept any requests verbally or over the telephone.

Send your request to:
Watertown Savings Bank
Marketing Department
60 Main Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Fax to: 617-972-9218 Attention: Marketing Department
Email attach your request to Kelly Cronin:

If the bank is unable to grant a request, we will make every effort to notify the organization in writing. For questions regarding these guidelines or our Request for Funds form, please contact Kelly Cronin in the Marketing Department at

IMPORTANT: E-mail is generally not a secure form of communication. Please do not include account number or social security information in this correspondence.

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