This grant funds opportunities such as:

  • Providing financial services to economically-depressed or underserved communities
  • Projects that improve the quality of life for low- to moderate-income families
  • Programs and events focused on affordable housing opportunities, financial services, and community activities that enhance the positive image of credit unions
  • Assistance for newly-chartered credit unions
  • Support for Community Development Credit Unions (CDCUs), Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and Low-Income Designated 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
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • If applicable, has this initiative been approved by your state or federal regulator?
  • Share specific program goals and what results your credit union is trying to achieve.
  • 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.

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.