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Westerra Credit Union launches 2022 School Grant Program

We are very excited to announce that Westerra has launched its 2022 School Grant Program. This program funds annually $50,000 to educators in Colorado School districts.

Denver, CO – Sept. 19, 2022 – Westerra Credit Union has launched its 2022 School Grant Program, which funds $50,000 annually to educators in Colorado school districts. Westerra members who are educators serving early childhood education through grade 12 in any Colorado school district can apply for a grant, which is available up to $500 and are issued to schools or departments (not individuals).

Applicants must be a Westerra Credit Union member with a minimum $5 funded into a savings account at the time of their application submission. Becoming a Westerra Credit Union member is easy and an account can be opened in five minutes or less here. “We are so excited to support programs that will create the greatest amount of good for our kids, communities and schools. When we review applications, we carefully consider the most impact the funds will have,” said Andrea McDermott, Community Relations Manager for Westerra Credit Union. “We are extremely proud of the causes we’ve supported in the past and providing ongoing funding is a simple way Westerra meets these needs during unforeseeable challenges.” Westerra’s School Grant Program applications are due Friday, October 28, 2022, and the application can be found here. Westerra school grants are also awarded through the following school district foundations, where Westerra members can also apply:

For over a decade, the Westerra Credit Union School Grant Program has supported local students and teachers. The program, which has awarded over $500,000 in grants since its inception in 2010 to more than 1,000 Denver metro area school programs, strives to enhance students’ experiences at school. Grant checks will be distributed November 2022. To view past recipients of the Westerra School Grant Program go here.

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