Sponsorship Eligibility & Requirements

Sponsorship Eligibility & Requirements

To meet our requests for charitable funding & assistance, we have established the following eligibility and submission guidelines.

Sponsorship Philosophy

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.

Sponsorship Focus

In order to be considered for funding, requests must fall into one of the following primary areas of focus:

  • Youth financial literacy and general education
  • Adult financial literacy education
  • Community social programs
  • America First member organization sponsorships

Preference will be given to requests that:

  • Are located within our market areas
  • Reflect the mission and values of America First
  • Are relevant to a majority of our membership
  • Fulfill a recognized need and benefit the community at large

We will not consider funding any request for the following:

  • Operating or administrative costs
  • Any group that represents a conflict of interest for America First
  • The promotion of religious beliefs
  • Individual or school team sport activities or pageants, including travel or competition costs
  • Humanitarian projects outside our areas of operation
  • Direct contributions to individuals or families in crisis

How To Apply

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:

  • By mail to America First Credit Union, Attn: Community Outreach Administrator, Marketing Department, P.O. Box 9199, Ogden UT 84409
  • In person at any America First branch location
  • Via fax to Community Outreach Administrator at (801) 827-8450
  • By email to sponsorships@americafirst.com (note: any electronic attachments must be in a Microsoft Word or PDF format)

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.

Please call (801) 215-8606 in the Salt Lake County area, (801) 827-8606 in the Weber County area, or 1-800-999-3961, extension 8606, with questions.

A Partner in Community Improvement

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.

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