Your web browser is not actively supported by this site. For the best experience, update your browser, or switch to a modern browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

SCCU’s Annual Community Grants launches with $40k available, giving groups a chance to build a better tomorrow

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) today announced that a total of $40,000 in Community Grants are open for application. Following on from a successful 2020 program which saw SCCU support six community projects, they are once again putting their money where their mouth is, backing community organisations big and small. Acknowledging the challenges of today’s world, the launch of the 2021 program has been brought forward to respond to community need and unrest due to Covid restrictions.

SCCU CEO Stuart Edwards shared “As we adapt to this new normal, and while things continue to shift, we want to keep supporting our community more than ever before and strengthen our resolve and ethos as a true community based financial institution. Our commitment truly reflects who we are as a business, where we’re going and why we’re different for all the right reasons.”

Along with an accelerated timeline, the SCCU team have developed additional support for those applying, with a ‘how to’ guide available on the website for extra assistance.

“We know not all groups applying will have the experience or dedicated resource at hand to help enter programs like our SCCU Community Grants” added Cassie Nicole, Community & Sponsorship Specialist. “The ‘how to’ guide is a simple step we can take to help everyone understand what we’re looking for and better articulate their project, their goals and their plan for building a better tomorrow. Past recipients have made a huge impact on the Northern Rivers using their SCCU Grants for a range of initiatives including the build of a plastic recycling centre, providing scholarships for young leaders and establishing an ongoing wildlife fundraiser to name a few.

Applications are now open and close on the 24th August 2021 with public voting to follow. To apply visit:
www.sccu.com.au/2021Grants

Or for more information on SCCU Community Grants programs visit: www.sccu.com.au/community


FOR FURTHER MEDIA INFORMATION CONTACT:

Southern Cross Credit Union

Cassie Nicole

Community & Sponsorship Specialist

Email: marketing@sccu.com.au

 

 

SCCU Announce the 2021 Community Grants Recip...

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) today announced the recipients who will  share in $40,000 worth of Community Grants. Following on from a successful 2020 program which saw SCCU support six community projects, they are once again putting their money where their mouth is, backing community organisations and small businesses...

Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) today announced the recipients who will  share in $40,000 worth of Community Grants. Following...

Read More
It’s Official. Our Community Grants program...

On Wednesday the 6th October, we were proud to be announced as a Highly Commended Award-winning Finalist in the 2021 Get Ready NSW Community Award. In what was a record year for applications, we reached the Final 4, and were awarded a Highly Commended trophy. This award recognises the...

On Wednesday the 6th October, we were proud to be announced as a Highly Commended Award-winning Finalist in the...

Read More
Club Lennox & SCCU partner up to support...

Thanks to the efforts of the annual Club Lennox Christmas Tree fundraising drive and Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU), a cheque for over $3,800 has been presented to Our Kids - Northern Rivers Children's Health Fund. Receiving the cheque on behalf of Our Kids, Fundraising Coordinator Rebekka Battista said With restrictions...

Thanks to the efforts of the annual Club Lennox Christmas Tree fundraising drive and Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU),...

Read More
Australia’s Mutual Lender of the Year award...

Southern Cross Credit Union have today announced the six successful recipients of this year's Community Grants program, awarded to families, community groups and small business. After opening up the program beyond Community Groups, the local Credit Union received a record-breaking175 applications and over 5000 community votes, generating more public interest than...

Southern Cross Credit Union have today announced the six successful recipients of this year's Community Grants program, awarded to families,...

Read More

Get started with an online loan application

Years of age

Years of age

Australian our NZ resident

Australian our NZ resident

Confirmed employment

Confirmed employment

If you'd like a little extra help, call our team on    1300 360 744.