Dedham Savings Community Foundation Supports Dedham Village Preservation Association

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation has donated $10,000 to Dedham Village Preservation Association. The grant award will help fund the preservation and restoration efforts for the Dedham Old Village Cemetery.  The initiative is part of a five-year organizational objective to restore and continue maintenance of the cemetery grounds and research its rich colonial history.

About Dedham Village Preservation Association

The Dedham Village Preservation Association (DVPA) is a private, non-profit, organization that focuses its efforts on promoting historical standards for building preservation and new construction to maintain the rich history and charm of the Historic District.  One of the DVPA’s objectives includes the restoration of iron work and masonry of burial plots, including tree removal, masonry, iron work replication, and installation of the Dedham Old Village Cemetery.

About Dedham Savings Community Foundation

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation was formed by Dedham Savings for the purpose of funding requests from community organizations which provide services to the communities that they serve.  These communities generally, but not exclusively, include Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood.  Typical requests are usually received from such organizations as schools, libraries, family service organizations and non-profit organizations.  The Trustees of the Foundation will accept grant requests from community organizations and make awards twice a year.

Organizations wishing to request funding from the Foundation may apply online on our Community Giving page.

About Dedham Savings

Incorporated in 1831, Dedham Savings is one of the oldest banks in Massachusetts still doing business under its original charter. The Bank delivers technology-driven solutions in a client-centric way to promote the financial success of the individuals, families, businesses, and non-profit organizations in the communities it serves. Dedham Savings manages $1.9 billion in assets through full-service locations in Dedham, East Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood, Massachusetts. Dedham Savings is Member FDIC, Member DIF, and an Equal Housing Lender.

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