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ICU Foundation

The Illinois Credit Union Foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization which promotes the self-help ideals of credit unions through grants, scholarships and cooperative partnerships. During its 36 years of service to Illinois credit unions, the Foundation has awarded more than $3.5 million in scholarships, community service grants, assistance for small credit union development, emergencies and natural disasters, limited income credit unions, and community involvement projects.

Click here to make a donation to the ICU Foundation!

Scholarships & Grants Information

Click on the corresponding link below to access information, online electronic applications or PDF printable applications for the Foundation's Scholarship & Grant Programs. Completed forms can be faxed to 630-983-4261; no cover sheet is necessary.

Click here for a one-page summary of the scholarship and grant programs.




PDF Printable

Small CU Development Grants

SCUD Grant Info.

SCUD App - online


Community Project Grants

Comm. Project
Grant Info

Comm. Project App - online

Comm. Project App - PDF

Financial Independence &
Revitalization Effort (FIRE) Grants

FIRE Grant Info.

FIRE App - online


Marketing & Business Development (MBD) Grants

MBD Grant Info.

MDB App - online

MBD App - PDF 

Scholarships - Individuals

Individual Scholarship

Scholarship-Individual App - Online

Scholarship - Individual App - PDF

Scholarships - Groups

Group Scholarship

Scholarship-Group App - Online

Scholarship - Group App - PDF

THANK YOU for your generous support!

Click here for the ICU Foundation's 2013 Annual Report

ICU Foundation Newsletter "Giving Back" & REAL Solutions Update
January 2015 issue
December 2014 issue
November 2014 issue
October 2014 issue
September 2014 issue
August 2014 issue

ther Information and Resources
Annual Fund Contribution Form
2014 Golf Outing Flyer
2014 Raffle Winners
ICU Foundation Commemorative Program

ICU Foundation Board & Staff Information

Current Board and Staff Listing and photo

National Credit Union Foundation Information
National Credit Union Foundation Web Site

Credit Unions for Kids (Children's Miracle Network) Information
  Credit Unions for Kids website

Board of Directors Information
The ICU Foundation accepts applications from individuals who are interested in serving on the board of directors.  Please click on the links below to access further information as well as the application form. Completed application forms are due by March 1.  Forms can be mailed to ICU Foundation, PO Box 3107, Naperville, IL 60566-7107 or faxed to 630-983-4261.

Position Description

Board Criteria

Board Application Form

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