There are now two methods to submit your grant applications:
Note: The grant amount will cover up to half the costs of the marketing/public awareness expenditure, not to exceed $2,500.
- Just Ask Grant
The Shapiro Group offers up to $1,000 for products and services that do not fit into any of the other grant categories.
- Advocacy Expense Grant
The Shapiro Group offers up to $2,000 to help Shapiro Group credit unions offset credit union advocacy trip expenses.
- Technology Grant
The Shapiro Technology Grant is available to assist Shapiro credit unions purchase up-to-date computers, upgrade existing systems, to buy software and to get connected to the Internet. Maximum allowable benefit is up to $5,000.
Note: This grant is only available every other year. Credit unions that received technology grants in 2014, are not eligible for a Technology grant in 2015.
- Education Grant
The Shapiro Group offers up to $2,000 to help Shapiro Group credit unions offset credit union educational expenses. This grant is available to member credit unions who have been declined for other educational assistance.
- Marketing/Public Awareness Grant
The Shapiro Group offers grants up to $2,500 to Shapiro Group credit unions to help offset costs associated with marketing and public awareness.
- Planning Grant /ALM
The Shapiro Group offers grants up to $2,500 to help Shapiro credit unions with strategic and/or scenario planning session and to help purchase Asset Liability Management software tools.
These guidelines are subject to modification at any time and are contingent upon the availability of funds. Grant requests that fall outside of the guidelines will be submitted for review by the Shapiro Advisory Committee for Grants.