Secu Foundation Welcomes 16 Non-Profits to Mission Development Grant Program With ...


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"We are seeing positive, tangible outcomes for grant recipients working to boost their capacity and impact for programs and services that are vital to those in need."

Those are the words of the executive director of the SECU Foundation, the charitable arm of the North Carolina-based credit union that recently handed out $640,000 in grants to 16 non-profit organizations.

The grants, awarded over a two-year period, are intended to "fill unmet financial needs in areas of the state with fewer resources, along with the opportunity to expand its grantmaking strategy and reach," per a press release from the foundation, which has awarded more than $3 million to 89 non-profit organizations since 2017.

The recipients of this year's grants include Alamance Eldercare Inc., Alamance County Family Abuse Services of Alamance County, Yadkin CountyHands of Hope Medical Clinic, Guilford County The Sister Circle International, and Wake County Homelessness in Partnership.

"What we appreciate the most is that SECU Foundation not only talks the talk, but they walk the walk," says the co-founder of Designed for Joy, one of the recipients.

"They don't just invest in our mission, they dig in and partner with us to increase our capacity to impact the most vulnerable women in our community

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