Sharon Renaud, Public Relations Manager
Delta Community Announces Call for Entries in Annual Philanthropic Fund Program
Application Period for 2020 Philanthropic Fund Grants to Open July 1, 2019
ATLANTA (June 28, 2019) – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia's largest credit union with $5.9 billion in assets, announces a call for applications for its 2020 Philanthropic Fund grants.
In 2019, the Center for Black Women's Wellness; the Martin Luther King, Sr. Community Resources Collaborative; and Meals on Wheels Atlanta were among 24 nonprofits that received a Delta Community Philanthropic Fund grant.
Throughout 2020, the program will distribute a total of $100,000 to non-profit organizations committed to financial literacy, educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEM/STEAM) and youth development.
“Our Philanthropic Fund is one of the ways we invest in young people, families and the communities we serve,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to support causes which are important to our members and our employees.”
Since awarding its first grants in 2014, the Delta Community Philanthropic Fund has invested more than half a million dollars in organizations which offer educational opportunities, job and career training, and medical and human services support to people in need.
The application window for the 2020 Delta Community Philanthropic Fund opens Monday, July 1, 2019. Applications must be submitted via the online portal at DeltaCommunityCU.com/PhilanthropicFund before 5:00 p.m. ET on Aug. 31, 2019.
In addition to its Philanthropic Fund, Delta Community invests in local communities through school sponsorships, scholarship programs, and support of chambers of commerce, industry partners and civic organizations.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing better service and value on the products consumers use to manage household expenses and save for the future. Founded in 1940, Delta Community is Georgia’s largest credit union with more than 398,000 members, three out-of-state branch locations and 26 branches in metro Atlanta. It welcomes anyone living or working in metro Atlanta as well as employees of more than 140 businesses including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeltaCommunity and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.