Vizo Financial Empowerment Grant

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Through the generosity of Vizo Financial Corporate Credit Union, all credit unions can apply for grants that will fund financial education projects or programs to empower members to reach financial goals and establish a better quality of life. Up to $50,000 annually will be allocated to each of the state’s Foundations. Read more here.

The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation and Credit Unions Care Foundation of Virginia are collaborating on the application process with links for each Foundation application below. Grant funds up to $5,000 per credit union will be awarded to implement programs or undertake projects to be completed by the applying credit union, or in or in collaboration with other credit unions and/or community organizations.

Grant Deadline

Grants are due by March 15, 2024 with winners announced in April of 2024. 

Eligibility and Grant Categories

All credit unions are eligible. Greater consideration will be provided to credit unions with financial need.

The Foundation will review grant requests for credit union initiatives that offer:

Grant Thresholds:
Other Requirements: