Teacher Mini Grants

Ten (10) one-time grants ranging from $200 – $500

Do you have a class project or idea that needs some funding? Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation is awarding 10 one-time mini grants to K-12 teachers! These mini grants are intended to help teachers fund innovative educational experiences for their students that may not otherwise be funded. Amounts from $200 to $500 are available.

DEADLINE:  October 31, 2018

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For additional details, please see the Application Guide.

FMFCU Foundation, with the support of our donors and Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union members, is pleased to offer these grants to eligible schools within the communities we serve.


John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship

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Five (5) one-time $3,000 scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the John D. Unangst Memorial Scholarship. High school seniors planning to attend a full-time course of study at an accredited two- or four-year institution of higher learning are eligible. Several changes have been made to this year’s scholarship.The award amount has doubled to $3,000 and the application process and essay submission is entirely online.

DEADLINE:  January 15, 2019

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For additional details, please see the Application Guide.

The annual scholarship was established in honor of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union’s longtime President/CEO John D. Unangst, who was passionate about education and served as the first Board President of FMFCU Foundation. John guided FMFCU from a three person organization to over a billion dollar financial institution by the time of his death. John’s commitment to education led to the creation of The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program and the original book, The Berenstain Bears Visit the Credit Union by Mike Berenstain, Bear Country Credit Union financial education center, creation of Student-Operated Credit Union branches in high schools, continuation of Delco Hi-Q Academic Quiz Competition, and the annual Partners in Education Celebration, along with many other programs. Read more about John D. Unangst.


Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Awards

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Twenty-one (21) one-time $1,500 awards

Do you know an outstanding teacher who serves Delaware County students? Nominate him/her for one of 21 Delaware County Excellence in Teaching Awards, a program of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation in conjunction with the Delaware County Daily Times.

One teacher from each of the school districts serving Delaware County children, the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, and one each from a private elementary, middle, and high school will be awarded. Each awardee will receive $500 towards classroom expenses, a commemorative plaque, and $1,000 for their school.

Delaware County Excellence in Teaching awardees will be recognized at the annual Partners in Education Celebration, May 2, 2019.

DEADLINE:  December 21, 2018 

Nominate an outstanding teacher HERE