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UNFCU Foundation

United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) launched the UNFCU Foundation in February 2015, with the purpose of funding projects that reduce poverty through education and healthcare, especially among women and children in developing countries, the Washington, DC-area, and New York City.

The UNFCU Foundation, a New York based 501(c)(3) organization, supports initiatives that:

  • Work to eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Empower women and youth by offering them opportunities for self-development and economic advancement
  • Promote well-being and provide access to healthcare for women and their families
  • Provide disaster relief

    UNFCU Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for 2023 Support Image

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    04-12-22

    UNFCU Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for 2023 Support

    The UNFCU Foundation announced opening its 2023 grant application period for funding requests up to $50,000.
    UNFCU Foundation Names 2022 Grant Recipients Expands Support to 19 Resilient Partners Empowering Women and Youth Image

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    02-15-22

    UNFCU Foundation Names 2022 Grant Recipients Expands Support to 19 Resilient Partners Empowering Women and Youth

    UNFCU Foundation today announced that 19 organizations are the recipients of its 2022 grants.
    UNFCU Foundation Honors Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka With Its 2021 Women's Empowerment Award Image

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    12-22-21

    UNFCU Foundation Honors Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka With Its 2021 Women's Empowerment Award

    UNFCU Foundation recently presented its 2021 Women's Empowerment Award for Lifetime Achievement to Dr. Mlambo-Ngcuka, a human rights champion.
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    05-24-21

    UNFCU Foundation Accepting Grant Applications in June 2021 for 2022 Support

    The UNFCU Foundation today announced that it is accepting grant applications until 30 June 2021 for funding requests up to $50,000. Eligible causes must align with the US-based non-profit’s mission to sustain paths out of poverty for women and youth.
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    01-21-21

    UNFCU Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Recipients

    UNFCU Foundation today named eight organizations the recipients of its 2021 grants. Each positively changed the trajectories of marginalized communities in Africa and the United States in 2020.
    UNFCU Foundation Names Stephanie Wright of Together We Bake 2020 Women's Empowerment Award Recipient Image

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    12-16-20

    UNFCU Foundation Names Stephanie Wright of Together We Bake 2020 Women's Empowerment Award Recipient

    UNFCU Foundation announced that Stephanie Wright, co-founder of Together We Bake, is the recipient of its 2020 Women’s Empowerment Award.
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    01-31-20

    UNFCU Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

    UNFCU Foundation announced its 2020 grant recipients today. The work of each of the 15 organizations aligns with the Foundation’s mission to sustain a path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children.

    “We are proud to work with partners whose programs are transfo...

    Francine A. LeFrak Honored With the UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award Image

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    12-04-19

    Francine A. LeFrak Honored With the UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award

    The UNFCU Foundation presented Francine A. LeFrak, social entrepreneur and women's rights advocate, with its 2019 Women's Empowerment Award. The award presentation was part of the annual fundraising reception hosted by UNFCU Foundation.

    In 2019, the Francine A. LeFrak Foundation collaborat...

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    05-28-19

    UNFCU Foundation Is Accepting Grant Applications in June 2019

    UNFCU Foundation announced today that it is accepting grant applications from 1 to 30 June 2019 for funding requests of up to $50,000.  Visit unfcufoundation.org/grants for more information on the application process. 

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    01-23-19

    UNFCU Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

    UNFCU Foundation announced today that it has given grants to support the projects of 14 organizations in 2019. The work of each project aligns with the Foundation’s mission to sustain a path out of poverty through education ...

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