At Central State Bank we are proud of our commitment to the communities we serve. We have a long history of supporting dozens of worthwhile organizations; from community festivals and events, education and prep sports, to human services and economic development. We believe we have a responsibility to invest in those who have invested with us.

If your organization is interested in soliciting the support of CSB with your program or event, please fill out the application form below.Then submit it to us via email or the postal service. We will acknowledge your request immediately, and respond as soon as we have had the chance to review the application.CSB Sponsorship/Donation Application Form Click to open. Digital completion and submission of the application requires that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader – free utility you can download by clicking here

CSB Donates to Table to Table

Central State Bank Coralville employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to Table to Table, and area organization whose mission is to keep wholesome food from going to waste by collecting from donors and distributing to agencies that serve the hungry, homeless and at-risk. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $600.

Pictured are (L-R) Kevin Finke, Patricia Stransky, Nikki Ross (Executive Dir.,Table to Table), Ben Nevitt, Greg Johnson (Central State Bank, CEO), Sue Arnold, David Pauly, Gina Forbes and Ben Kromminga.

CSB Donates to build accessibility ramp at Benton County Fairgrounds

Central State Bank Walford employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to the Benton County Fair Board to fund the construction of an accessibility ramp to the fairgrounds grandstand. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $500. 

Pictured are Steve Kromminga, Robert Radeke and Kirk Steinford of the Benton County Fair Board with Amy Symonds, Operations Manager at CSB Walford.

CSB Donates to Elkader Library Foundation

Central State Bank Elkader employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to the Elkader Library Foundation. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $1,300. 

Front Row: Suann Eaton (CSB Sr. Accounts Specialist), Lisa Pope, Bob Hauber (CSB President), Joddy Roys (CSB V.P.) Back Row: Frank Phippen, Kevin Baumler (CSB Market President), Thomas Strauss, Joann Franzen

CSB Awards first Scholarships for Collegiate Business Studies

Congratulations to Katrina Chambliss, the recipient of the inaugural Central State Bank Collegiate Scholarship for Business Studies. Carolina was selected for her academic, athletic, and community service achievements. She is soon to graduate from Regina High School as a valedictorian and will study business management in college. Katrina's grandfather (James Cook) was an Elkader native. L-R Katrina Chambliss, Dan Brown (CSB Marking Director) Chrissy Chambliss and Mark Chambliss (parents).


Congratulations to Carolina Herrera, the recipient of the inaugural Central State Bank Collegiate Scholarship for Business Studies. Carolina was selected for her academic, athletic, and community service achievements. She is soon to graduate from Clear Creek Amana High School and will study international business at the University of Iowa. L-R Carolina Herrera, Dan Brown (CSB Marking Director)


 

CSB Makes "3 Point" Donations to Central Athletic and Fine Arts Boosters

Central State Bank continuesits tradition of donating $10 for every 3 point basketmade by the boys and girls basketball teams to the Central Athletic and FineArts Boosters. This year the teams sank a combined two hundred and twenty 3 point shots creating a total Central State Bank contribution of $2,200.


L toR, Jared Funk (CSB VP), Melissa Bonnette (CSB Cashier), Central coaches Mark Wiley and Derek Bergan


JaredFunk (CSB VP), Robert Hauber (CSB President), Fine Arts Boostermembers Tracy Nemechek and Melissa Buckman



CSB Donates to the Byways of Iowa Public Art Initiative

CSB recently donated to the Byways of Iowa Foundation for the Byways of Iowa Public Art Initiative. The program works to install art into communities along the scenic byway. Elkader is proud to be one of those communities!


Pictured are Roger Buchholz representing the TRRC, Mallory Hanson of Northeast Iowa RC&D, and Jared Funk, CSB Assistant Vice President. 

CSB Donates to the Bird House Hospice Home

Central State Bank Coralville employees recently chose to give donations collected during their“Jeans Day” program to the Bird House Hospice Home, the first independent,stand-alone hospice home in Iowa dedicated exclusively to the end-of-life care of people in the final stage of terminal illness. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $600 to the house. 

Pictured (Front Row L-R) are Melissa Tjebkes (Commercial Lender), Kyle McDermott (Personal Banker),Sanjana Raghavan and Carol Tippe (The Bird House), Greg Johnson (CSB CEO) andGina Forbes (VP Commercial Lending). (Back Row L-R) are Mark Forest (CommercialLender), David Pauly (Portfolio Manager), Ben Nevitt (Credit Analyst), DanBrown (Marketing Dir.) and Pat Stransky (Loan Assistant)

CSB Donates to the Clayton County Community Collaboration Council (5C)

Central State Bank Elkader employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to the 5C (Clayton County Community Collaboration Council), an organization that works promote awareness surrounding alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and their impact on individuals and the community. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $1,240 to the program. Possible uses for the funds are:

Day on the Hill – Youth discuss substance abuse withlegislators in Des Moines.

Impaired and Distracted Driving Simulator – Hands-ondemonstration for youth and adults to know how their decision affect others’,and their own, safety.

“What Would You Do…?” Escape Room – Participants answerclues about different scenarios while trying to beat the clock.

Support other initiatives such as Neighborhood Night Out andcommunity education initiatives similar to Drug Trends Training for communitymembers. 

 Pictured (L-R) Tracy Yelden and Julie Doeppke (5C Coalition), Lori Fannon (CSB Customer Service Specialist), and Jared Funk (CSB Asst. VP.)

CSB Donates to the South Benton County Food Bank

Central State Bank Walford employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to the South Benton County Food Bank, an organization that works to provide needed food and household supplies for residents of the area. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $490 to the program. Pictured (L-R) Lesa Schrader (Customer Service Specialist), Connie Pegump (Human Resources Mgr.), Jeff Yates (Consumer Lender, Phylis Kurriger (Food Pantry Director) and Amy Symonds (Operations Supervisor).


CSB Donates to the Riders Club of Cedar Rapids

Central State Bank Cedar Rapids employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to the Riders Club of Cedar Rapids, an organization that works to provide scheduled transportation for mobile seniors or visually/hearing impaired residents of the area. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $530 to the program. Pictured (L-R) are Sharon Albaugh (Loan Assistant), David Jontz (Market President), Allison Coleman (Customer Service Specialist), Jo Foster (Branch Manager and Riders Club Board Member) and Martin Wissenberg (Riders Club Executive Director).


CSB Donates to the Snack Pack Program

Central State Bank Marquette/McGregor employees recently chose to give donations collected during their “Jeans Day” program to MFL-MarMac School's Snack Pack Program. This program assembles packages of food for kids ages Kindergarten - 5th grad to take home with them each weekend. CSB matched the employee donations create a total contribution of $530. Pictured (L-R) Bona Dean Feller (McGregor United Methodist Church), Abby Martin (Customer Relations Specialist), Mark Groom (VP/Branch Manager), Linda Munson (First Congregational Church) Laurie Henkels (Customer Relations Specialist), Mary Guritz (Operations Supervisor) and Kathryn Starkey (McGregor United Methodist Church.