How To Apply

All eligible nonprofit organizations seeking consideration for support are required to complete our online BCU Charitable Giving Application. Phone or Fax applications will not be accepted.


Please be prepared to include the following:

  • Organization, contact name, address and 501(c)(3) documentation (if applicable)
  • A brief statement of your organization's history and purpose
  • Amount requested
  • Purpose/intended use for the contribution
  • A budget for the organization and/or specific project
  • Copies of the organization's most recent, audited financial statement
  • A list of the organization's board members and other corporate/foundation contributors
  • A demographic description of the group(s) you serve
  • Names, if any, of BCU employee(s) connected with your organization or project
  • A list of accrediting agencies, if applicable
  • A description of how BCU will be acknowledged for our contribution


Please allow a minimum of 60 days for a response. All decisions will be communicated by email to the address provided on the application. If you have a question about the application process, please contact To ask about sponsorship opportunities, contact your local Credit Union Service Center.


Please note that contribution requests are considered once per calendar year and are not granted in perpetuity.


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