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AWARDS/GRANTS

FMFCU Foundation is proud to award grants, scholarships and awards to those serving our community.

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARDS 

Local teachers can be nominated to receive $1,000 grants towards educational expenses and $1,000 for their school. 

The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes 20 outstanding and dedicated teachers in our area. Recipients of this award receive $1,000 towards classroom expenses and a commemorative keepsake. The recipient’s school also receives a $1,000 award. A total of $40,000 will be awarded to schools and educators! 

  • Deadline: December 16, 2022
  • Nomination eligibility:
    • Teachers can be nominated by students, parents, co-workers or supervisors!
    • Nominees must be Pennsylvania- or Delaware-certified active teachers in good standing that provide direct instruction to students in a classroom setting.
    • Nominees must teach in one of the following counties:
      • Chester
      • Delaware
      • Montgomery
      • New Castle
      • Philadelphia


JOHN D. UNANGST MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

One-time scholarship of $3,000 awarded to five high school senior applicants

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation is committed to education of youth in our community. FMFCU Foundation will award the prestigious John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarships to five high school seniors who will be attending a full time course of study at an accredited two or four year college, university, trade, technical, or business school.

  • Deadline: January 15, 2023
  • Nomination eligibility:
    • Qualified applicant must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a full time course of study at an accredited two (2) or four (4) year college, university, trade, technical, or business school.
    •  Recipients must be able to attend the 2023 FMFCU Foundation Celebration on April 27, 2023, at the Drexelbrook Corporate Events Center to personally accept the award.
    • Employees and volunteers of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union and Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation, their affiliates, and their immediate family members are ineligible.


TEACHER MINI GRANTS

One-time grants ranging from $200 – $500 for classroom needs

FMFCU Foundation will fund innovative educational experiences for K-12 students that may not otherwise be funded in the 2022-2023 school year. Teachers may request funds for classroom supplies, technology, books, funding for classroom projects or programs.

The application period is now closed. Recipients will be posted once announced. 

 


NONPROFIT COMMUNITY GRANTS

One-time grants up to $1,000 to local nonprofit organizations

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation will fund programs or projects that deliver measurable, sustainable improvements in the communities we serve. These grants are intended to strengthen nonprofits and enhance programs in our community.

This year’s application period is now closed. Recipients can be viewed here.