Community involvement


Since 1934, Georgia’s Own Credit Union has been committed to our people helping people philosophy. We not only strive to serve our members’ financial needs, but to give back to our members and our communities through financial assistance and volunteer hours. Here are some examples of the causes and organizations that Georgia’s Own Credit Union is proud to support:
  • L.E.A.D.
  • Action Ministries
  • Children’s Miracle Network
  • United Way
  • Junior Achievement
  • The Brian Jordan Foundation
  • Right to Hike (presenting sponsor of Ella's Run)
  • Partner in Education Schools
  • Going Green Initiatives
  • Chambers of Commerce

To see what your local branch is doing in their community, click the branch location below.


Alpharetta
AT&T Midtown Center
Augusta
Buford
Campanile
Century Center
Conyers
Cumming-Vickery Village
Douglasville
Gainesville
GPC Main
Grayson
Lilburn
Lindbergh
Macy's System & Technology
Marietta
Morrow
Norcross
Northlake
Park Springs
Perimeter
Savannah Mall Blvd.
Wildwood

To be eligible for assistance from Georgia’s Own Credit Union, charitable organizations must:


  • Serve a geographic area in which Georgia’s Own Credit Union is located
  • Be a registered 501(c) organization
  • Meet one of our core values (fostering education, cultivating a healthy planet, and improving the health, welfare, and/or financial well being of members of our community)

The following are ineligible to receive contributions from Georgia’s Own Credit Union:


  • Individuals or sponsorships of individuals in fundraising projects
  • Organizations that discriminate by race, color, creed, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation
  • Labor or fraternal organizations
  • Religious organizations
  • Political organizations
  • Requests that are sensitive, controversial, or harmful or that pose a potential conflict of interest to the Credit Union 

Requests for Contributions


While we would like to support every organization, our resources are limited, and we cannot accommodate all requests we receive. Therefore we must carefully review all appeals and grant support only to those organizations that best meet our community involvement objectives. All proposals must be submitted on the organization’s letterhead and must include:


  • Information about the project/organization and how the proceeds will be used
  • Specific amount requested
  • List of other major sponsors
  • Proof of tax-exempt status 

To Make a Request


Each request is individually reviewed for eligibility. Mail requests to:

Georgia’s Own Credit Union
Attn: Tammy O'Shaughnessy
P.O. Box 105205
Atlanta, GA 30348

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