The Daily Item
POINT TOWNSHIP — The Joseph J. Anselmo Sr Community Trust has been in existence since 1998. Anselmo was a long time resident of Point Township and supported many youth activities during his lifetime. This charitable trust, funded under the will of Anselmo and administered by The Northumberland National Bank, provides financial support to charitable organizations located in the Borough of Northumberland and Point Township, Northumberland County. Qualifying charitable organizations must provide benefits to the youth of those communities.
Over its 16 years, this trust has received 178 applications for support and provided over $512,000 to those local organizations. Schools, churches, libraries, scouting organizations, sports organizations and local governments have been among the beneficiaries of Anselmo’s Community Trust.
Applications can be requested from the trust department of The Northumberland National Bank located at 245 Front St. in Northumberland. Qualifying organizations must be a 501c (3) charitable organizations located within the Borough of Northumberland or Point Township, must support youth and youth activities, and must use the proceeds of the grant to benefit the youth.