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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 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            Application

Small CU Development Grants

SCUD Grant Info.


Community Project Grants

Comm. Project

Grant Info

Comm. Project App - PDF

Financial Independence &

Revitalization Effort (FIRE) Grants

FIRE Grant Info.


Marketing & Business evelopment (MBD) Grants

MBD Grant Info.

MBD App - PDF 

Scholarships - Individuals

Individual Scholarship


Scholarship - Individual App - PDF

Scholarships - Groups

Group Scholarship


Scholarship - Group App - PDF

THANK YOU for your generous support!

Click here for the ICU Foundation's 2015 Annual Report

Other Information and Resources

Annual Fund Contribution Form

2016 Golf Outing Flyer

2016 Raffle Winners

ICU Foundation Commemorative Program

ICU Foundation Board & Staff Information

Current Board and Staff Listing


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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