Community Engagement Fund

Park Community Credit Union (Park) strives to improve the financial lives of our members and our communities through connection. Our Community Engagement Fund (CEF) leverages our services to strengthen the communities we serve by connecting community members to the resources they need to thrive.

General Guidelines

The Community Engagement Fund application will assist in identifying appropriate funding opportunities where Park can make a difference. Our goal is to provide monetary support of up to $5,000.00 to organizations that foster social impact in all the areas we serve, with a focus on Louisville Metropolitan Area, Southern Indiana, and the Bluegrass Region.

All organizations applying must have a non-profit designation and a 501c3 letter of determination from the IRS.

Funding will generally focus on the following categories:

  • Access to financial education and access to financial services
  • Housing, home ownership
  • Education, education resources

Limitations and Exclusions:

  • We will NOT consider applications for capital campaigns, fundraising events, or seed funding
  • We will NOT fund organizations of a controversial nature
  • We will NOT provide support for a political candidate(s)
  • We will NOT fund general operating expenses
  • We will NOT fund organized youth sports, dance/cheer, or band programs

The Community Engagement Fund (CEF) committee will review and provide approval or denial for all request submitted.

The application is open monthly from the first (1st) of the month through the twentieth (20th).

Organizations interested in connecting with Park that are seeking Financial Support, Employee Speaking Engagement, or Corporate Volunteer Opportunities must complete and submit the Community Engagement

Fund application at least thirty (30) days in advance of anticipated funding or needed employee engagement support.

Please ensure you have reviewed and fit within the criteria of the General Guidelines listed above before applying.

All questions regarding Park’s Community Engagement Fund Program can be directed to community.engagement@parkcommunity.com.

To ensure the best experience while using the online application system, applicants are encouraged to use a supported internet browser.
For optimal compatibility, we recommend using any newer and updated browser such as:
- Google Chrome,
- Mozilla Firefox,
- Apple Safari, or
- Microsoft Edge.
- Not Compatible: Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11)

Award
Varies
Deadline
02/20/2022