Delta Community Credit Union has announced the recipients of its annual Philanthropic Fund.
Georgia’s largest credit union with $5.6bn in assets, Delta operates a fund which will next year invest $105,000 in 22 organisations which support children and families in Atlanta.
The total amount is an increase of $5,000, in recognition of the programme’s fifth anniversary.
“We’re proud to support these non-profit organisations which share our goal of helping families manage their household finances and improving the physical and financial well-being of young people,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter.
“Additionally, we seek to support charitable interests important to our employees and members as a way of giving back to the communities in which we live and work.”
Throughout 2018, individual grants ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 will be distributed to:
- Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
- Care and Counseling Center of Georgia
- Caring For Others, Inc.
- Center for the Visually Impaired
- Georgia Center for Child Advocacy
- Good News Clinics
- Gwinnett Children’s Shelter
- Healing Bridge Clinic
- House of Dawn, Inc.
- Lekotek of Georgia
- Literacy Action
- Prevent Blindness Georgia
- Rainbow Village
- Refugee Women’s Network
- Ser Familia, Inc.
- Soccer in the Streets
- Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center
- Southwest Christian Care
- Special Olympics GA-Cobb
- The Woodruff Arts Center
- Trees Atlanta
With the 2018 distributions, the Philanthropic Fund will have invested $430,000 since 2014 in non-profit organisations throughout metro Atlanta.
The application period for 2019 grants will open on 1 July 2018. For more information, visit the Credit Union’s Community Program page.