People helping people. 

Topeka Credit Union Foundation Grants 

2013 Beneficiaries
The 2013 grant recipients were awarded at the TCUF Benefactor's Breakfast on Thursday, October 17, 2013. 

This year's recipients were:

  • Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
  • YWCA Topeka
  • Meals on Wheels of Shawnee & Jefferson Counties
  • Marian Clinic
  • Family Service & Guidance Center
  • The Topeka Rescue Mission

Initiatives
The Board of Trustees of the Topeka Credit Union Foundation will work with the Topeka Community Foundation to develop funding initiatives based on recent community needs assessments, informal research, and other available information. TCUF’s initiatives and grant requests will be publicized and announced through “word of mouth” and other awareness vehicles.

Grant Applications
Grant applications are accepted July 15 through August 31 each year. All proposals received by the Topeka Credit Union Foundation will be reviewed for completeness and forwarded to the Board of Trustees.  The Trustees will review the applications, and may conduct interviews or site visits in order to make final grant allocation decisions. The Board of Trustees will retain the final vote concerning all grant applications and decisions. 

Qualifications & Restrictions

Grant applicants must be a nonprofit organization or community group which serves the Topeka/Shawnee County area and proposes a program or project which has charitable or similar intent. The Topeka Credit Union Foundation will not fund individuals, scholarships, for-profit organizations, capital projects, debt reduction, fundraising events, political campaigns, conference attendance, endowments, or programs that promote religious or sectarian activities.3



2013 Benefactor's Breakfast


Previous TCUF Grant Recipients

2013 Beneficiaries
Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
YWCA Topeka
Meals on Wheels of Shawnee & Jefferson Counties
Marian Clinic
Family Service & Guidance Center
The Topeka Rescue Mission


2012 Beneficiaries
Topeka Habitat for Humanity
Easter Seals Capper Foundation
TARC, Inc.
Breakthrough House, Inc.


2011 Beneficiaries

Community Advocates for Social Enrichment
Midland Care
Marian Clinic
TARC, Inc.
Boys & Girls Club of Topeka


2010 Beneficiaries
Easter Seals Capper Foundation
Family Service and Guidance Center
Let's Help, Inc.
Topeka Rescue Mission

2009 Beneficiaries
Topeka Foster Grandparent Program
Ronald McDonald House
TARC, Inc.
Alzheimer's Association

2008 Beneficiaries
Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
Breakthrough House
Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka
Topeka Foster Grandparent Program

2007 Beneficiaries
Let's Help
Meals on Wheels
Sheltered Living
The Capper Foundation

2006 Beneficiaries
Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka
Marian Clinic
Ronald McDonald House
The Capper Foundation

2005 Beneficiaries
Family Service and Guidance Center
Let's Help
Midland Hospice
The Capper Foundation

2004 Beneficiaries
Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
The Capper Foundation
Topeka Rescue Mission
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