To meet our requests for charitable funding & assistance, we have established the following eligibility and submission guidelines.
America First Credit Union will provide resources to charitable, educational, and civic outreach efforts that parallel our mission of financial literacy education, and directly supporting organizations that provide food, shelter, clothing and medical resources to the less fortunate in the communities we serve.
In order to be considered for funding, requests must fall into one of the following primary areas of focus:
Preference will be given to requests that:
We will not consider funding any request for the following:
All requests must be on an official America First Credit Union Sponsorship Application. Applications must be made 30 days in advance of funding deadlines. Completed applications can be submitted:
You will be notified upon receipt of your application. If your request does not meet established guidelines, you will then be advised. If it does meet the guidelines and will be considered for funding, your notification will include the date of the next scheduled Sponsorship Committee meeting.
Upon approval of your request, you will be notified in writing at the address provided on the application. Funding should be complete within one week of the committee's decision. The decision of the committee is final.
America First has a long tradition of taking an active role in improving our schools, supporting organizations assisting the less fortunate, and contributing to many other worthy causes.