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RADNOR Hi-Q TEAM GETS A WIN TO KICK OFF 2020

By | January 10th, 2020|Education, HiQ, Youth Achievement|

The 72nd Season of Delco Hi-Q resumed with second round competition as Chichester High School hosted the first match of 2020 on January 3rd. The audience members heard opening comments from Ken Eberle from Kimberly Clark Chester Operations, a major [...]

ACADEMY PARK, RIDLEY, AND GARNET VALLEY ARE VICTORIOUS IN WEEK 2 OF DELCO Hi-Q

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cardinal O’Hara and Penn Wood High Schools traveled to Academy Park for the first contest of the week. With home court advantage, Academy Park High School’s team took Back Row (L to R): Jordon McGowan, Kramoh Mansalay, Amel White, [...]

DELCO Hi-Q BEGINS 72nd SEASON WITH CHICHESTER AND ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME VICTORIES

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The first contests of the 72nd season of Delco Hi-Q were held last week with teams battling for points in the nation’s oldest continuous academic quiz competition.  The week started in Radnor Township on December 3rd where Archbishop Carrol hosted [...]

Community Nonprofit Grant Recipients Announced

By | September 16th, 2019|Charitable Giving, Credit Unions, Education, Grants, News|

FMFCU Foundation is awarding nearly $6,000 to six different nonprofits in the area through the Nonprofit Community Grants program. Nonprofits were invited to apply earlier this summer. 2019 Grantees are: Rick Durante, FMFCU Foundation Executive Director, presents a ceremonial [...]

Inaugural Golf Outing Raises Funds for Local Schools

By | July 31st, 2019|Charitable Giving, Charity, Credit Unions, Education, Events, Grants, News, Uncategorized|

The sun was shining for a beautiful, although very warm, day in June when Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation hosted its Inaugural Golf Classic on the fairways at Radley Run Country Club outside of West Chester, PA. With over [...]

FMFCU FOUNDATION OFFERS NEW GRANT FOR COMMUNITY NONPROFITS

By | June 27th, 2019|Charitable Giving, Credit Unions, Grants, Uncategorized|

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation is now accepting Community Grant Applications for projects to strengthen nonprofits and enhance programs in our community.  Organizations with a 501(c)(3) status are invited to apply for funding requests up to $1, 000 for [...]

Good News in Education Highlighted at the Partners in Education Celebration

By | May 10th, 2019|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Credit Unions, Events, Financial Literacy, HiQ, News, Scholarship, Uncategorized, Youth Achievement|

More than 500 guests filled Drexelbrook Events Center on May 2nd to celebrate student achievement and excellence in teaching  in grand style during the 2019 Partners in Education Celebration. The region’s premier academic recognition event was presented by Franklin Mint [...]

Students and Educators to be honored at the 2019 Partners in Education Celebration

By | April 16th, 2019|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Education, Events, Financial Literacy, HiQ, News, Scholarship, Uncategorized, Youth Achievement|

Extraordinary student achievement and exceptional classroom teaching will be honored in grand style when Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation and Delaware County Intermediate Unit present the 2019 Partners in Education Celebration, the region’s premier academic recognition event, on Thursday, [...]

Garnet Valley Wins National Hi-Q Championship

By | April 16th, 2019|HiQ, Uncategorized, Youth Achievement|

The 2018-2019 Garnet Valley High School Delco Hi-Q team won their second ever National Hi-Q Championship in a competitive contest against regional Hi-Q champions. Teams from Marinette High School, Wisconsin, Alma Bryant High School, Alabama, and Stanwood High School, Washington [...]

Excellence in Teaching Awards and Scholarship Recipients Announced

By | April 8th, 2019|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Events, Grants, News, Scholarship, Uncategorized, Youth Achievement|

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship and Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.   John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship A $3,000 merit-based award bestowed upon five (5) high [...]