Veridian Credit Union partners with the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa to provide Enriching the Community Grants.
Grants are made possible by the Veridian Credit Union Fund of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. This fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations whose work plays a vital role in enriching communities in Veridian's service area in Iowa and Nebraska.
The Enriching the Community Grants are general operating grants of up to $5,000, and are made available to nonprofits that are strengthening communities by helping individuals become more financially stable.
The purpose of these grants is to provide support to nonprofits whose work is primarily focused on addressing barriers to financial stability by helping individuals improve financial literacy and/or addressing the needs of individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. Grants are not for projects or programs, but are for organizations fully engaged in work centered around financial literacy and/or self-sufficiency.
How to apply (Please note this procedure has recently changed.)
1) Review our grant guidelines to see if you qualify for this grant.
2) Log in to our online grant management system, or register if you don't already have an account. All open CFNEIA grants are listed in this system.
3) From the list of available grant opportunities, find the Veridian application. You can save your progress at any point and complete the application later.
For supportIf you have questions about the online grant application, how to use the site or other questions, please visit our grantseeker resources page.
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As a credit union, we’re organized differently than other financials. Veridian is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by our members. That means all net earnings are returned to members in the form of lower loan rates, higher savings rates, and low-to-no fees. Veridian is also governed by a volunteer board of directors who are elected by our members. Each member has one vote in the election for our board regardless of how much money that individual has on deposit.
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