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Contribution Guidelines

First Busey Corporation is proud to support charitable organizations working to strengthen the communities we serve. By bridging the needs of our communities
with Busey resources, we improve quality of life for our customers, associates, and area citizens.


BUSEY CONTRIBUTION GUIDELINES
First Busey Corporation and its subsidiaries adhere to the following guidelines when considering charitable contributions:
  • Charitable contributions must be designated specifically to qualified 501(c)3 organizations.
  • Contributions will be targeted to broad based community service programs with emphasis on youth, community development, health/wellness, education,
    diversity and the arts.
  • Gifts to social clubs, private institutions and religious organizations are strongly discouraged.
  • Political and contributions to individuals are prohibited.
  • Contributions will be directed towards constituencies in the local markets and communities we serve.

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    Application

    APPLICATION FOR SPONSORSHIP
    Name of Organization/Event:
    Request Date:
    Contact Person:
    Phone:
    Email:
    Address:
    City:
    State:
    Zip:
    Is this organization:
    National
    Regional
    State
    Local
    If Local, which community?:
    How does your 501(c)3 organization work to strengthen and advocate for youth, economic development,
    health/wellness, education, diversity and/or the arts in your community?:
    What is the nature of your request?:
    Deadline for response:
    Amount of total request: $
    What percentage of our contribution is given to the organization:
    Is the organization requesting the contribution a Busey customer?:
    Yes
    No
    Will the organization or project directly provide a benefit to a significant portion of Busey customer base and/or the communities
    in which they live?:
    Yes
    No
    Will Busey receive visibility from this organization or project?:
    Yes
    No
    If Yes, what is included in the contribution?:
    What are the key dates, times and locations for your event?:
    Please list any additional information/comments you would like Busey to consider when evaluating your request.:
    Required Information
    A W9 is required to process your application. Please click here to complete the W9. Adobe Reader is required to open the form.
    Please upload the completed W9 here.:


    Required information:
    Busey Bank strives to provide funding to organizations which meet the needs of various socioeconomic segments of our communities. It is important that we know if the
    donation requested can be categorized in any of the following Community Reinvestment Act designations.
    Affordable Housing
    Community Services targeting low-and-moderate income individuals
    Activities that promote economic development by financing small farms and small businesses
    Activities that revitalize or stabilize low-and-moderate income geographies
    Activities located in a Federal Disaster Area

    Please type all applicable designations here.:
    Please attach your supporting documentation/information. If using Microsoft Word, please upload document saved as 2003 or earlier version.:
    Please allow up to 6 weeks for review.