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

John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship

High School seniors can apply for one of five one-time $3,000 scholarships

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.

This year’s application period is closed. Recipients will be announced in March 2022.  

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 2021-2022 school year. Teachers may request funds for classroom supplies, technology, books, funding for classroom projects or programs.

  • Amount: Up to $500
  • Applicant must:
    • teach at a school located in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, New Castle Counties, West Philadelphia, or University City
    • request funds that will fully fund all items related to a project
    • plan on completing the project during the  school year

This year’s application period is closed. Winners will be announced in early 2022. 

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. The next application period will be announced.

  • Areas of Funding: Youth, Workforce Development, Health and Human Services
  • Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Organizations applying must:
    • have a 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
    • be located in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or New Castle counties; West Philadelphia or University City.

This year’s application period has now closed. Grant recipients will be notified via email and published on our website shortly.

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! The next application will be announced.

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

This year’s application period has now closed. Award recipients will be notified and published on our website shortly.