Suncoast Credit Union Foundation


Suncoast Credit Union is proud to have founded the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to benefit sick children and their families and to support educational initiatives. The foundation is a vehicle for Suncoast to support the communities we serve and help the people who live here. Since its inception in 1990, the Foundation has raised and donated over $29 million to help provide a better future for the children of our community.

Key Facts

  • The Suncoast Credit Union Foundation is sponsored entirely by the credit union
  • Each time a member uses a Suncoast debit or credit card for a purchase, we donate two cents to the Foundation to fund local initiatives
  • One hundred percent of the funds are contributed to organizations and initiatives that assist children in the communities Suncoast serves
  • Suncoast Credit Union provided over $29 million in funding for the Foundation through this program

Apply for a Grant — Now Paperless!

In order to apply for the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation Grant Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Funding focus must be consistent with the mission of Suncoast Credit Union Foundation.
  • Grant requests must demonstrate ability to meet needs and have specific goals with measurable results.
  • Recipients of Suncoast Credit Union Foundation funding must be:
    • Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and have been in existence for at least 2 years,
    • In compliance with anti-discrimination laws at the Local, State and Federal level,
    • Located within the counties we serve in Florida
  • Suncoast Credit Union Foundation does not fund
    • Endowment campaigns
    • Individuals or individual projects
    • Religious Organizations
    • Political causes or candidates
    • Reduction or liquidation of debt

The Suncoast Credit Union Foundation Advisory Committee meets bi-monthly to review grant requests. Applications must be submitted by the following dates for consideration during that period: January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1, and November 1.


Suncoast Scholarships

Since 1990, the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation has provided scholarships totaling more than $2.2 million to students pursuing higher education. Scholarships are available to high school seniors who reside in the counties served by the credit union, who demonstrate a need for financial assistance, possess leadership abilities and achieve high academic performance.

Learn more about Suncoast Scholarships

Learn more about how the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation helps your local community


Suncoast Credit Union 2018 Annual Report

Making a Difference

Suncoast Credit Union 2018 Annual Report

At Suncoast, we know that every person is capable of making a positive difference. Our organization prides itself on giving back to our local communities through philanthropic and educational efforts. We’re also committed to being environmentally responsible members of the community through our green initiatives.

This year’s annual report provides a deeper look at our outreach programs and our impact on our communities.