COMMUNITY IMPACT PROGRAMS
Checks Are Presented To Micro Grant Awardees
History was made as the first ever Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union Micro Community Grants were presented in June, 2016. Making the presentations on behalf of CFFCU were Board Chairman Isaac Dickson and President/CEO Scott Weaver.
Surrounded by kids, Greg Tolbert, executive director (far right), accepts a check for The Boys & Girls Club of the Upstate —$2,500— to provide 1,000 youth with 2 hours a week of arts instruction throughout the year and 500 youth with 5 hours per week during the summer.
Ann Angermeier, Secretary/Treasurer of the Upstate Workforce Futures Corp accepted the check for $2,200 to serve 30 low-income youth, ages 16-22, with goal setting, financial literacy, problem solving, conflict resolution, suitable clothing for work experience and back up transportation to and from work experience sites.
Meghan Smith, SC Test Prep received a check for $300 to help low income high school students raise their SAT/ACT scores to gain entrance for college and possible scholarship opportunities.
At Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union, we are firmly rooted in the belief that an educated consumer makes wiser choices and builds a more financially sturdy community. Advanced education, past high school is one way our members can work towards their own personal wealth goals. Since 2015, we have awarded over $28,000 in scholarships. To be eligible, the applicant must be a member of Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union AND be enrolled, or plan to enroll for the current academic year, as a full-time student in an accredited tech school, college or university. If you are interested, click below and you’ll be directed to the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation Scholarship website where you can create a user ID and input your application information BEFORE January 31, 2018. Awardees will be contacted by February 10, 2018.
Thousands in Scholarships Awarded Annually
Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. We believe that affordable homeownership is foundational for creating family stability, ensuring academic success for children and eliminating generational poverty.
When we think about the work Habitat Spartanburg has done during this past year, we think about HOPE. The HOPE we’ve given families who had before seen no way out of substandard, or government housing. We need your help. Please consider giving we can continue building dreams — and HOPE.
We are the Northside Development Group, a diverse group of people investing time, skills, and dollars for a safe and strong Northside Community. We serve to encourage and manage the redevelopment of the City of Spartanburg’s Northside community, honoring its past and expanding the economic, educational, recreational, health, and social opportunities for its residents.
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