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Applications are now open for two grant projects. Deadline for submission is 5pm CT, Nov. 11, 2022.

Grant 1: Financial Empowerment Through Coaching

Grant overview: The Financial Empowerment Through Coaching project will fund  implementation of Inclusiv and Neighborhood Trust’s Pathways to Financial Empowerment program and enroll applicants in Inclusiv’s Financial Empowerment Learning Center.

Criteria: Any credit union that is not currently involved in the Pathways program.

Grant available: The grant will provide ten credit unions with:
1. Training for two employees on best practice financial coaching program management and delivery
2. Pathways technology integration and platform set up
3. Technical assistance from Inclusiv and Neighborhood Trust for the grant period
4. Access to credit union peer network and Learning Center
5. Pathways licenses and platform use for the grant period

Grant 2: Financial Well-being - Hunger

Grant overview: The Financial Well-being – Hunger grant is available to help credit unions tackle one of the core Development Issues that prevent financial freedom, and affects almost 34 million people in the U.S. alone.

Criteria: Any credit union.

Grant available: Up to $10,000 per credit union (full grant total: $100,000) to enhance or establish a sustainable program focused on improving a credit union’s employees’ membership and/or community’s financial well-being by addressing food insecurity.

Learn more and apply

Learn more about each grant opportunity, applicant criteria, your credit union’s commitment and reporting requirements.

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Recent grant reports

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    Pelican State Credit Union’s Financial Wellness Program

    This grant helped document the impact of Pelican State Credit Union’s financial well-being program from 2019 to 2021 – the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Royal Credit Union's Incarcerated Individual's Education

    A National Credit Union Foundation grant helped Royal Credit Union secure greater measurement and analysis of their financial education for incarcerated individuals program.

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  • A Latino family playing in their yard.

    Know Your Membership with Attune and Coopera Consulting

    An active grant supporting seven small credit unions to better understand their membership is uncovering critical opportunities to help credit unions stay relevant.

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Get in touch

For more information on the Foundation’s grant program

Contact Michelle Christie, Senior Manager, Financial Inclusion & Impact

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Michelle Bonner, CUDE

Senior Manager, Financial Inclusion & Impact