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The Cornerstone Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission of “Empowering Credit Unions to Impact Their Communities.” With their mission as a guiding force and aimed to support credit unions in their communities, the Cornerstone Foundation has three distinct focus areas: 

  • Credit Union Development
  • Financial Wellness
  • Disaster Relief

The Cornerstone Foundation provides grants and scholarships to support these areas of focus, thanks to generous support from Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas credit unions, the Cornerstone League, Cornerstone Resources, credit union chapters, corporate sponsorships, CIF investors, industry groups, and individual donations.

Types of Grants and Scholarships available:

  • Professional Development Grant/Professional Development Scholarship
  • Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) Scholarship
  • Community Development Grant
  • Chapter Grant
  • Disaster Relief Grant

Available Grants and Scholarships

Professional Development Grant
Professional Development Scholarships for CUs less than $100 million in Kansas and Missouri
Southwest CUNA Management School (SCMS) Scholarship
Community Development Grant
Grants Available for Cornerstone Chapters
Disaster Relief Grant


Please contact Cornerstone Foundation staff if you have any questions or need additional forms.

Emily Moreno, Program Director
214-334-3397 or 800-953-828