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UNFCU Foundation Accepting Grant Applications in June 2017

Focusing on Reducing Poverty Through Empowerment of Women and Children

Submitted by: UNFCU Foundation

Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: May 22, 2017 – 11:30 AM EST


LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. , May 22 /CSRwire/ - UNFCU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, announced today that it is accepting grant applications from 1 June to 30 June 2017 for funding requests of $50,000 or less. Visit www.unfcufoundation.org/grants for information on the application process.

The mission of the UNFCU Foundation is to sustain the path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children. Since its launch in 2015, the Foundation’s support of 14 causes has collectively benefitted more than 20,000 women and children in impoverished regions.

“From the grant applications we receive each year, we select results driven projects that support our mission,” said Pamela Agnone, president and director of the UNFCU Foundation. “In 2018, we look forward to continuing our work in collaboration with effective partners on the ground to ensure that marginalized women and children are not left behind.”

In selecting causes to fund in 2018, UNFCU Foundation will apply the following criteria to evaluate grant requests:

  • Alignment with its mission

  • Strong track record over at least a three year period or an extended pilot period

  • Sustainability with access to additional support

  • Ability to track the impact of the project or organization through reporting of results

  • Direct impact to women and children in need, with long-term benefits

UNFCU Foundation does not provide grants for:

  • Organizations without the tax-exempt status stated in the grant application guidelines and form

  • Private individuals

  • Projects without measurable goals and impacts

  • Political campaigns or candidates

  • Religious, fraternal, or professional sports organizations

  • Documentaries, performing arts groups, or productions

  • Undergraduate scholarships, personal needs, or operational expenses / existing deficits

About UNFCU Foundation
UNFCU Foundation is a New York-based, non-profit corporation launched in 2015 by the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU). The Foundation is overseen by an independent Board of Directors who work with an Advisory Council comprised of volunteers with specialized expertise in a variety of disciplines to evaluate grant requests and project sponsorships.

For more information, please contact:

Elisabeth Philippe Senior Manager Community & Media Relations
Phone: 347-686-6776
Phone 2: 347-510-4036

For more from this organization:

UNFCU Foundation


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