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Tompkins VIST Bank Donates $267,750 to Youth Educational Organizations in 2016-2017

Feb 15, 2017 • by Tompkins VIST Bank
Tompkins VIST Bank

First 2017 Donation Supports Greater Reading Chamber Youth Workforce Skills Program 

WYOMISSING, PA – Tompkins VIST Bank today announced that it has committed $267,750 in 2016-2017 donations to youth education organizations that qualify under the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The amount is an increase of $2,750 over the 2015-2016 donation and is the most the bank has donated since participating in EITC.

The bank made its first 2017 donation for $10,000 to the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry for its program to help youth develop workforce skills for the future. 

“As a locally-based community bank, we’re committed to supporting organizations like the Greater Reading Chamber that provide more educational opportunities for our youth,” said Scott Gruber, president and CEO of Tompkins VIST Bank. 

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