NCUA Low-Income Grants

Cornerstone Foundation Grants Available for 2022

Posted: Jan 5, 2022 | Author: Cornerstone League
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Cornerstone Foundation grants for 2022 are available to apply via the Foundation website.

Credit Union Development and Chapter Grants

  • Application deadline: Feb. 25
  • Grants Committee meeting: March 16

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:

  • COVID-related expenses, such as personal protective equipment, video conferencing license, technology to serve members remotely, and professional cleaning after exposure
  • Staff and volunteer training and education opportunities
  • Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) Program
  • Planning sessions
  • Equipment for credit union branches and offices
  • Hardware and software upgrades
  • Digital banking
  • CDFI application assistance
  • Hispanic outreach
  • Audits and assessments that are not required annually or biennially

Chapters may apply annually for a Chapter Grant for the following requests, which include but are not limited to one or more of the following requests:

  • Speakers
  • Planning sessions
  • Community outreach programs

Southwest CUNA Management School Scholarships

  • Application deadline for scholarships: April 29
  • First-, second-, and third-year students are eligible.

Financial Capability Grants

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:

  • Community financial capability outreach programs
  • Save to Win program
  • Financial education curriculum
  • Experiential learning programs for financial capability
  • CDFI application assistance

Disaster Relief Grants

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).

“Disaster recovery means thinking outside the box to maintain business activity under extraordinary circumstances. This latest grant is in support of our disaster recovery plan, so we can pivot easily with a cloud-based solution for email and document storage and sharing. Thank you, Cornerstone Foundation!”

—    Lorraine Davis, Vice President of Systems Management
Diamond Lakes Credit Union

If you have questions, please contact Foundation Grants Manager Emily Moreno via email or at 214-334-3397. 


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