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Carolinas Foundation: CUs rally to aid in hurricane relief efforts, raising $436K
Since the devastation of last months hurricanes, credit unions, empl ...(more)
Carolinas Foundation joins in efforts to aid Puerto Rico, Caribbean islands
Catastrophic damage. These are the wordsCaribbean Confederation of ...(more)
Carolinas Foundation announces 2017 state-level CUNA award winners
Each year the Awards Committee of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundat ...(more)
Disaster Relief Aid updates on Harvey and Irma
The National Credit Union Foundation has announced that it had surpa ...(more)
Carolinas Foundation notes summer successes, shares upcoming Reach events
The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation has posted its latest quarterl ...(more)
Carolinas Foundation announces matching donation campaign for #HurricaneHarvey relief
As citizens in Houston and nearby cities face unprecedented flooding ...(more)
Board welcomes Ciuffo, Whitehurst, Brehmer and DeDonato
The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation has filled three open seats on ...(more)
Foundation fundraisers surrounding Annual Meeting prove successful.
Thanks to the generosity of credit unions and business partners, the ...(more)
Enter state-level CUNA Awards program now through June 30.
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Foundation Releases Spring Newsletter and 2016 Annual Report
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Disaster aid gifts announced for Hurricane Matthew recovery
As communities in the Carolinas continue with Hurricane Matthew reco ...(more)
Carolinas Cup raises nearly $47,000, benefiting children locally
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Entertainment announced for Awards Gala at Connect 2017
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Application window opens for 2017-18 scholarship program
Learn more about Carolina Credit Union Foundation's Scholar Vision F ...(more)
Achievement and Partner Awards recipients announced
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CU industry rallies to support Disaster Relief Fund
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500+ apply for disaster relief grants, donations urgently needed
Over 500 people applied for disaster relief grants. Donations are ur ...(more)
P&P Conference Birdhouse Build for Reach
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Grants available to CU members affected by Hurricane Matthew
Grants available to those affected by Hurricane Matthew. Find out mo ...(more)
Press Releases and News Articles
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ABOUT US

History and Purpose

The idea for the Foundation was created by credit union leaders who were seeking a meaningful way to give something back to a credit union system that provided much to them over the years and in 1993 the North Carolina Credit Union Foundation was formed. It grew to include the credit unions of South Carolina in 2001 and formally became the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. Since its inception, the Foundation prides itself as a charitable organization dedicated to the embodiment of the “people helping people” philosophy of credit unions.

The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation has a rich heritage of doing great things across the two states. Traditionally, the Foundation has promoted large projects as part of its social responsibility efforts. Credit unions have raised dollars for Prevent Child Abuse, the Duke Pediatric Bone Marrow Center, the Levine Children’s Hospital and the Greenville Children’s Hospital. The most notable fundraising efforts are for Victory Junction, where credit union have invested more than $3,000,000 and serve as one of the largest corporate contributors. The Foundation is currently partnering with Victory Junction to power its new program Reach. Through the financial commitment of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, Victory Junction takes the magic of camp beyond its gates and bring specialized camp-style programming to children and families year round at hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses in North and South Carolina.   

Other programs include awarding small credit union staff development grants and providing scholarship opportunities to North and South Carolina credit union members. To date, more than $1.25 million in scholarships have been granted to rising college students in the Carolinas. Additionally, the Foundation has awarded disaster relief grants to members, employees and communities throughout North and South Carolina. In some cases, the Foundation assists with credit union disaster relief needs in other states as well as in foreign countries, to assist in economic and social redevelopment.

The vision of the Foundation is to enrich the lives of children in the Carolinas. With the support of credit unions, their employees and their members coming together, the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation is making a lasting investment in families’ lives throughout our great states.

Current programs of the Foundation include:

To learn more about the Foundation, please see our Frequently Asked Questions, or you may contact us.




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