Frequently Asked Questions
How does the Georgia United Credit Union Foundation decide which grants to fund?
All grant requests are initially reviewed by an Advisory Team to ensure the request meets our submission requirements. Recommended requests are then prioritized and presented to the Foundation’s Board of Directors for consideration. The board reviews each request and makes their decision based on a number of factors including fit with the mission and budget.
How often does the Georgia United Credit Union Foundation make grants?
Grant requests are accepted at any time and are reviewed at quarterly Foundation Board of Directors meetings. However, there is no guarantee that a grant will be approved at every meeting.
How can an organization make a
Please see our Grant Request Form and complete it in full. Only organizations with tax-exempt status under IRS Section 501(c)(3) will be considered for a grant. For the student scholarship program and School Crashers program, please refer to a separate request form.
I submitted a request but haven't heard anything yet. How long does it take?
Grant requests are initially reviewed by an Advisory Team and then recommended requests are sent to the Foundation's Board of Directors for consideration. Please provide at least 90 days for consideration.
How do I make a contribution?
All contributions are tax-deductible, (subject to an individual’s or corporation’s tax situation), and sent to the Foundation at:
Georgia United Credit Union Foundation
Attn: Director, Business & Community Development
6705 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097