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Sharon Renaud

Delta Community Announces Call for Entries in Annual Philanthropic Fund Program

Application Period for 2019 Grant Awards Opens July 1

ATLANTA (June 29, 2018) – Delta Community Credit Union (, Georgia’s largest credit union with $5.8 billion in assets, announces a call for applications for 2019 Delta Community Philanthropic Fund grants.

Throughout 2019, 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.

“Since its inception in 2013, our Philanthropic Fund has invested $430,000 in more than 100 worthwhile organizations which have improved thousands of lives by offering educational opportunities, job and career training, and valuable services to families in need,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to support causes which are important to Delta Community members and our employees.”

In addition to its Philanthropic Fund, Delta Community invests in local communities through school sponsorships, a scholarship program, and support of chambers of commerce, industry partners and civic organizations.

The application period for a 2019 Philanthropic Fund grant begins July 1 and will remain open through Aug. 31, 2018 at 5 p.m. ET. All applicants will receive a written response by Dec. 7, 2018. Applications must be submitted through the Delta Community website at

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 375,000 members, 24 metro Atlanta branches and three out-of-state branch locations. It welcomes anyone living or working in metro Atlanta, as well as employees of more than 150 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.