To be considered for a First CU donation, please complete the form below.
·Applicants must be First CU members in good standing for the period of one year or more.
·Applicants must be community-based/volunteer-run groups OR registered non-profit or charitable societies.
·Preference is given to applicants whose work is aligned with our areas of focus; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Environmental Sustainability; and Local Economic Development.
·Requests for events or initiatives outside First Credit Union service areas (Bowen Island, Texada Island, Hornby Island, Powell River, Union Bay, Bowser, Courtenay, and Cumberland).
·Requests where only one or a few individuals benefit.
·Requests for donations specifically for travel.
·Requests where the primary purpose of the donation is to promote a religious or political view.
·Requests where the expectation of the donation is reoccurring or for operational costs.
·Requests where the funds are requested payable to an individual (i.e., a payment cannot be made to an individual only to a community or business account)