San Dimas, Calif.-based Christian Community CU’s “Scholarships for Success” program awarded $69,500 in scholarships to 70 students in 2017. Student members were selected based on their essay, academic excellence, extra-curricular activities and references. Since the program began in 1999, the CU has awarded $815,000 in scholarships.
Credit Union of America, Wichita, Kan., awarded Teacher Grant … Ideas Financed grants totaling $9,970 to 24 teachers across seven school districts. Grants included traditional requests for books, calculators and flexible seating, plus some unique requests for bee bots, escape and STEM boxes and a bottle cap mural.
In Maple Grove, Minn., TopLine FCU’s Foundation awarded $10,000 in scholarships to 16 TopLine members who are continuing their education: four $1,000 scholarships and 12 $500 scholarships.
TBA CU, Traverse City, Mich., awarded a Classroom Improvement Grant to West Middle School. The grant will be used to purchase a set of 35 books titled Agentes Secretos y el Mural de Picasso, which translates to Secret Agents and the Picasso Mural. The books teach students new Spanish vocabulary while introducing them to the culture and history of Spain.
TopMark FCU, Lima, Ohio, donated Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum to Lima Senior High School.