OneAZ renews annual commitment to helping communities across the state thrive, prosper

PHOENIX (July 11, 2017) – Underscoring their long-standing commitment to the community, OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation are seeking nominations for their Community Impact Grants program, which will award a total of $55,000 in much needed funds to non-profit organizations across Arizona that are actively helping communities thrive and prosper.

Building upon the success of the inaugural year of the program, the Community Impact Grants’ goal is to fund initiatives that provide a direct benefit to the communities the credit union serves and enhance their quality of life. More specifically, OneAZ is seeking programs that align with its key focus area of economic development, while making a measurable local impact. Grants range between $500 and $2,500.

Giving back to the communities we serve is an integral cornerstone of the credit union’s culture,” said Dave Doss, CEO of OneAZ Credit Union. “Through the Community Impact Grants program, we are continuing to support the tireless efforts of local non-profits to improve the lives of our members and enhance both the character and quality of life in their communities.”

Arizona-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations are invited to share details about the program or initiative for which they are seeking a grant by completing an online application available at OneAZcu.com/grants. Submissions will be accepted through 5 p.m. MST on August 21. OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation will publicly announce grant recipients the week of October 10, 2017.

“Last year, we had the honor of awarding a total of $50,000 in grants to 33 local non-profits from across the state that are positively working to enhance the fabric of their community,” said Sam J. Wheeler, Chairman of the OneAZ Community Foundation Board. “Seeing the positive effect these programs are having in our communities fuels our desire to help further the missions of many respected and deserving non-profits with a proven track-record of serving those in need.”

OneAZ Credit Union is a full-service, non-profit credit union, with 140,000 members and more than $1.9 billion in assets. At its 22 branches across the state, the credit union offers an array of services to help members during the most important stages of life – from preparing for college to buying a home and planning for retirement.

About OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation

OneAZ Credit Union is a $1.9 billion full-service, not-for-profit, local financial institution with a statewide branch network serving members since 1951. More than 140,000 Arizonans turn to OneAZ for its comprehensive business and personal financial services. OneAZ Community Foundation will play an important role in providing much-needed funding to nonprofit and community organizations throughout the state. OneAZ Credit Union is a 10-time winner of Arizona Business Magazine’s Ranking Arizona and a six-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark & Associates Award for Workplace Excellence™. The credit union is headquartered in Phoenix and welcomes members from throughout the state. For more information, call 844.663.2928 or visit oneazcu.com.

 

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