These grant applications are evaluated based on your ability to present:

  • Demonstrated and documented need
  • A meaningful contribution (direct or indirect financial and/or resources) to the project by the credit union
  • Active participation in the project by the credit union
  • Measurable impact on your target audience
  • Innovation with the potential for replication by other credit unions

Please note:

  • Credit unions or CU Outreach Alliances will be reimbursed after the event is successfully completed and a grant results report is received.
  • Funds may not be used as a cash donation to a third party. ​​​
Grant Application
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  • What resources will you use to make financial education meaningful and engaging for your audience?
  • How does this initiative fit with other outreach or mission-driven goals your credit union has in progress to improve people’s financial lives?
  • By typing the name of your supervisor/manager/CEO, you attest that they consent to you applying for an OCUF grant.
  • Max. file size: 256 MB.
OCUF Funding Recognition

Successful applicants must mention the Ohio Credit Union Foundation as having provided grant funding in all press releases, news stories, articles, interviews, and website references. A suggested credit line is the following: “[Your Credit Union Name] received funding through a grant from the Ohio Credit Union Foundation.” Copies of the above materials must be provided to the OCUF.