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Sponsorship Requests

As a locally-owned, community bank, Optima Bank & Trust is committed to supporting not-for-profit organizations through the sponsorship of events, programs and community initiatives. Every year Optima Bank & Trust supports dozens of organizations through financial support of events, volunteer hours, financial literacy programs and commercial loans. We appreciate all that you do for our community to keep it a thriving and vibrant part of the state.

Due to the high volume of sponsorship requests received by the Bank on an annual basis, we ask that you please fill out the sponsorship request form. When completing your request please consider providing additional information that will help the committee make a decision. The following materials are suggested but not required:

  • History of event or program
  • Project budget
  • Samples of collateral/marketing materials
  • Current list of board members

Decisions are made on a quarterly basis:

For events and programs that take place in January, February or March:
Deadline for request is November 30
Decisions will be made by December 15

For events and programs that take place in April, May or June:
Deadline for request is February 28
Decisions will be made by March 15

For events and programs that take place in July, August or September:
Deadline for request is May 31
Decisions will be made by June 15

For events and programs that take place in October, November, December:
Deadline for request is August 31
Decisions will be made by September 15

Completed applications should be submitted via email to gfrench at optimabank.com.
Or by mail to:
Gemma Waite
Vice President, Marketing
Optima Bank & Trust
Two Harbour Place
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Click here to download the sponsorship request form.

Questions, please contact Gemma Waite at (603) 433-9672.

We know that sometimes there are unique opportunities that arise at the last minute. Optima Bank & Trust would like to be involved in new, innovative and creative programs/sponsorship opportunities. If yours is a request that does not fit into the schedule, please email the request directly to the above address and include UNIQUE SPONSORSHIP REQUEST in the subject line.

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