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Meridian Bank Contributes Funds for Educational Programs

1000 722 Stroud Water Research Center

Matthew Provinski, Vice President, Commercial Lending Officer (left), and Charles Kochka, Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer (right) present Meridian Bank’s EITC donation to Dave Arscott, President and Executive Director, Stroud Water Research Center

Stroud Water Research Center gratefully acknowledges Meridian Bank’s recent gift through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credits (EITC) program. The EITC program allows Pennsylvania-based businesses to receive generous tax credits by contributing to qualified educational organizations.

As a recipient of EITC funds, the Stroud Center makes its school programs, field trips, and professional development workshops available at no or reduced cost to public school districts whose budgets might not otherwise be able to offer the innovative educational programs in support of their regular curricula.

Meridian Bank is an independent local bank serving the needs of businesses and individuals on the Main Line and throughout Chester County. They are committed to serving our local community and we are so grateful for their support of our education programs through EITC funding.

About the EITC Program

How EITC Works

  • Businesses apply for the EITC program.
  • Enrolled businesses choose the Stroud Center as an EITC recipient.
  • The Stroud Center provides innovative programs at no or reduced cost to public school districts.

Enroll in the EITC PROGRAM

If you own a Pennsylvania-based business, you can help us reach even more students through the EITC program. For more information about eligibility or to enroll in the program, visit Pennsylvania’s EITC website.

Make the Stroud Center Your EITC Recipient

If you have any questions or if you would like to make the Stroud Center your EITC business recipient, please contact Steve Kerlin, director of education, or Jessica Provinski, associate director of special events and corporate relations.

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Your donation today will help preserve and protect
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