First West Credit Union donates a portion of its profits annually to grow the endowment fund and grants are made annually to charities for programs enhancing individual and community resiliency as well as charitable programming that enhances environmental stewardship.
Distributions from the Fund began in early 2016. Since then, over $745,000 has been distributed to Island communities from the Fund.
For a listing of projects funded by this endowment please click here.
For information on applying for a grant from this endowment, please click here.
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