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Don't miss April 26 deadline for Foundation grants
Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:35 PM

The Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation’s 2019 annual grant cycle is currently open. The deadline for Credit Union Development Grants and Chapter Grants is April 26. Applications for grants are available on the Foundation’s website.

Credit Union Development and Chapter Grant Requests

  • Application deadline: April 26
  • Grants Committee Meeting: May 22

Credit unions may apply annually for a Credit Union Development Grant, which may include one or more of the following requests but not limited to:

  • Annual training calendars
  • Planning sessions
  • Audits
  • Equipment
  • Hardware and software upgrades
  • Hispanic outreach
  • Credit Union Development Educator Program (CUDE)

Chapters may apply annually for a Chapter Grant, including:

  • Speakers
  • Experiential learning programs: Reality or Retirement Fair materials, Life Simulations, etc.
  • Planning sessions
  • Community outreach programs

Southwest CUNA Management School Scholarships

  • The application deadline for scholarships is April 20.
  • 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 may include one or more of the following requests, but not limited to:

  • Community Financial Capability Outreach Programs
  • Save To Win Program
  • Financial Education Curriculum
  • Financial Capability Experiential Learning Program Toolkits (such as a reality fair or a retirement fair)

Disaster Relief Grants

These 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).

For questions, contact Emily Moreno at or 469-385-6483. Additional information can be found by visiting the Foundation’s website or viewing a recorded webinar.