Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for grants offered through the Cornerstone Foundation. True to its mission of “Empowering People to Improve Their Financial Well-Being,” the Foundation supports credit unions in three main areas:
Use the new online portal to apply for grants via the Foundation website.
Credit unions may apply annually for a Credit Union Development Grant, which includes but is not limited to one or more of the following requests:
“In 2020, a Credit Union Development grant allowed our credit union to purchase a much-needed new computer and monitor to help speed up the new account opening process,” said Donna Thomason, CEO/president of Arkansas Health Center Federal Credit Union. “Since we are operating at the drive-thru only, we strive to make sure that we are still providing our members with fast, efficient, and courteous service while keeping our members and staff safe by maintaining COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing.”
Chapters may apply annually for a Chapter Grant, which includes but is not limited to one or more of the following requests:
These grant requests are accepted year-round. Credit unions may apply annually for a Financial Capability grant, which includes but is not limited to one or more of the following requests:
Phase I disaster relief grant requests are accepted year-round and are available to credit union staff and volunteers. Disasters are identified as fire, wind, hail, or flood damages to an individual’s primary home and contents and vehicle(s).
Please contact Foundation Grants Manager Emily Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-334-3397.