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2021 Community Project

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project. The Community Project is an annual program that provides financial support to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to help assist our local communities.

Application Steps

Click the Application below to start your application.

Deadline

Applications must be complete and submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 30, 2021. Application must be completed entirely online – no part of the application package should be sent in separately. Hard copy, emailed or faxed entries will not be considered. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be accepted for consideration.

Selection & Announcement of Community Project Recipients

Application review and scoring will take place by a cross divisional selection panel, and Community Project recipients will be announced on or before July 1, 2021. Applicants will be notified by a Robins Financial Credit Union representative via phone or email.

Community Project Guidelines

  • Only registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located in at least one of the 40 counties in Robins Financial Credit Union’s field of membership
  • Projects/Programs must take place within the 2021 calendar year following notification that the funding has been awarded.
  • Unused funds must be returned by the end of the 12-month period.
  • Organizations or programs that received funding in 2020 through the Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project are eligible for funding in 2021.
  • Individuals or individual causes, political candidates, sports teams and churches are considered ineligible.

Community Project Review Process

Once applications are reviewed, all applicants will receive a written response by July 30, 2021. Please do not contact your local credit union branch or call Robins Financial Credit Union to inquire about the status of your application. Should you have any questions, please email donations@robinsfcu.org.

Only applications submitted via the Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project webpage will be considered for funding. Requests submitted by mail, hard copy, email, fax or phone will not be considered for review and will be directed to follow application instructions as detailed on this page.

Application

FAQ

Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project FAQ

Eligibility and Application Period


Q. Who is eligible to apply for the Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project?

A. Only registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located in at least one of the 40 counties in Robins Financial Credit Union’s field of membership

Q. When can my organization apply for a donation?

A. The application period for the 2021 funding cycle begins March 1, 2021 and closes at 5:00 p.m. EST on April 30, 2021. Applications submitted after 5:00 p.m. EST on April 30, 2021 will not be considered for funding and will be disqualified.

Q. When is the application deadline?

A. Applications (and all accompanying documents) must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, April 30, 2021.

Q. How can my organization complete an application?

A. Applications (and all accompanying documents) must be submitted via the online application found at robinsfcu.org/Community_Project. No part of the application will be accepted by mail, fax, email, hard copy or at a branch.

Q. What are the Application Requirements?

A. The following is required to be submitted with your application:

• List of board of directors

• IRS tax exempt letter and/or articles of incorporation

Q. How much funding can my organization apply for?

A. Gifts range from $10,000 - $50,000. (Anything under $10,000 should be submitted through our normal Donation & Sponsorship Request Form. Projects exceeding $50,000 will be considered for possible multi-year payout.)

Q. My organization received Community Project funding from the Robins Financial Credit Union in 2020. Can we apply for 2021 funding?

A. Yes. Organizations or programs that received funding in 2020 through the Robins Financial Credit Union Community Project are eligible for funding in 2021.


If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact us at donations@robinsfcu.org.