Through HTCares Community Outreach, Heritage Trust actively strengthens and supports outreach initiatives within our community. Each year, Heritage Trust employees give their time and money to support local and national charities and families and children in need. Our efforts include work with the American Red Cross, Muscular Dystrophy Association, American Heart Association, Relay For Life, Trident United Way, GIFT Mentoring Program, Special Olympics, Children’s Miracle Network, GEARup program and many more. We also provide ongoing financial literacy and education to employees of our Select Employee Groups (SEGs).
In an effort to better serve our members and the local community, all requests for donations and contributions from Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union must meet the following eligibility and submission guidelines. Please review the information below and determine if your request meets our criteria.
These guidelines will not cover every possibility, special need, or opportunity. All donations are evaluated on an individual basis.
Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union is committed to actively supporting the local community and schools in which our members live and work. We will provide resources to charitable, educational, and civic outreach efforts that parallel our mission of social outreach, financial education and building better communities.
These guidelines are federally regulated by the NCUA.
In order to be considered for funding, requests must fall into one of the following primary areas of focus:
Preference will be given to requests that:
The following requests will NOT be considered:
Exceptions may include long-standing relationships with partner organizations, humanitarian projects outside our areas of operation or direct contributions to individuals or families in crisis.
How to request a donation
All requests must be submitted 30 days in advance of funding deadlines.
If possible, Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union requests to receive exposure in return for the donation. This exposure could include but is not limited to our logo in printed material, verbal acknowledgment of donation, representation at applicable events, display of our banners, product brochure display, booth/table at event, naming rights at applicable event, etc.
Submitting Your Request
Once the application is received, the Heritage Trust Community Outreach Committee will review it.
If you have any questions, please email our Outreach Committee.