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Topeka Credit Union Foundation Grants 

2015 Grant Benficiaries
The 2015 grant recipients were awarded at the TCUF Benefactor's Breakfast on Thursday, October 15,  2015. 

The recipients were:

  • Florence Crittenton Services of Topeka, Inc.
  • Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc.
  • Let's Help, Inc.
  • Topeka Rescue Mission
  • YWCA - Girls on the Run Program

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.

Previous TCUF Grant Recipients
  • Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka

  • Breakthrough House, Inc.

  • Community Advocates for Social Enrichment

  • Easter Seals Capper Foundation

  • Family Service & Guidance Center

  • Foster Grandparent Program of  NE Kansas

  • Housing & Credit Counseling, Inc.

  • Let’s Help

  • Marian Clinic

  • Meals on Wheels

  • Midland Care

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities

  • Sheltered Living

  • TARC, Inc.

  • TDC Learning Centers, Inc.

  • Topeka Habitat for Humanity

  • The Topeka Rescue Mission

  • YWCA Topeka

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