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SCU Community Foundation

The Foundation

The SCU Community Foundation was incorporated in January 2009 by the Sooper Credit Union Board of Directors. It was granted 501(c)(3) designation by the Internal Revenue Service in April 2009. The Foundation Board is comprised of seven members. Three members represent the credit union and four are community leaders from Arvada, where the credit union’s corporate office is located.

Support the SCU Community Foundation through ReFUND Colorado – 2019 Tax Year Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020
A new state of Colorado tax donation program allows those who file to use some or all of any refund to directly support the important work of the SCU Community Foundation. To designate the Foundation, use our registration number 20103006042 on the Voluntary Contributions Schedule when you file. Access the form here: bit.ly/donaterefund.

Visit the IRS website for deadlines and detailed information. Please consult your tax professional.

Who Do We Help?

Each year, the SCU Community Foundation provides $10,000 in educational scholarships to members of Sooper CU. The Foundation also assists dozens of community efforts every year, from food banks and shelters to public events. Since its inception, the Foundation has been responsible for distributing nearly $200,000 in scholarships, donations and sponsorships to hundreds of organizations.

Board of Directors

How to Donate

If you would like to support the SCU Community Foundation, here are a few easy ways to donate:

Types of Donations Accepted: Cash, Checks, Money Orders, Visa®, Mastercard® and Discover®.

To contact the SCU Community Foundation, please email foundation@soopercu.org.

SCU Community Foundation Scholarship

Need help with college tuition? Applications are accepted every spring for the annual SCU Community Foundation Scholarship until March 15. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and other criteria.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in, or accepted to, an undergraduate, graduate or doctorate program at an accredited, two- or four-year college or university; or an accredited trade or vocational school.
  • Applicant is a member in good standing of Sooper Credit Union. Must be a member by December 31 of the previous year to apply.

Application deadline is March 15. Applications will be judged by an appointed committee and winners will be notified after May 1.

See recent scholarship winners here.

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