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Delta Community Credit Union Announces 2014 Philanthropic Fund
Aligns with Non-Profit Organizations to Improve Financial Well-Being of Communities it Serves
ATLANTA (July 9, 2013) – Remaining committed to supporting the communities it serves, Delta Community Credit Union, Georgia’s largest credit union, expands its community involvement efforts by announcing the Delta Community Credit Union Philanthropic Fund, an annual grant program which provides financial support to registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. Through this grant program, Delta Community will support organizations whose purpose is to help families manage their household finances and improve the physical and financial well-being of young people, including science, technology, engineering and math programs (S.T.E.M.), fiscal management, youth development and more.
“The Philanthropic Fund Program will support organizations that specifically identify programs and projects such as financial literacy and education. By focusing our efforts, we feel that Delta Community can truly make an impact and improve financial strength in metro Atlanta and the other cities we serve,” says Jai Rogers, vice-president of business development at Delta Community.
Grant Review Process
To submit an application for 2014, interested individuals can review the 2014 Philanthropic Fund grant guidelines at www.DeltaCommunityCU.com/PhilanthropicFund. The application deadline is July 26 at 5:00 p.m. All applicants will receive a written response by November 1, 2013.
Grant Guidelines include:
- Only registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations in the metro Atlanta, 11-county region and out-of-state branch communities in which Delta Community Credit Union does business are eligible to apply
- Projects/Programs must take place within the 2014 calendar year following notification that the grant has been awarded
- Unused grants must be returned by the end of the 12-month period
- Organizations that receive funding must wait 12 months after notification of award before applying for additional grants through this program
- Recipients must submit an impact report at the close of your grant period
For information regarding Delta Community’s Philanthropic Fund, visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com/PhilanthropicFund.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is Georgia’s largest credit union serving over 275,000 members. It was founded in 1940 and today serves the entire metro Atlanta area, including residents of the 11 surrounding counties and employees of top businesses, such as Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, UPS and Racetrac. Delta Community is a state-chartered credit union organized under the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and its deposit accounts are federally insured through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. It chooses to operate as a not-for- profit credit union so it can give back earnings to its members and their local communities. Unlike a for-profit bank, Delta Community is owned by its members, not individual or institutional investors. Customers become member-owners when they open and maintain an account. Please visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/deltacommunity and Twitter at @deltacommunity.