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California Credit Union Looking to Fund Innovative Classroom Projects


California Credit Union Looking to Fund Innovative Classroom Projects

**Credit union encourages Los Angeles County teachers to apply for a class project grant **

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- California Credit Union is inviting all Los Angeles area teachers who have a great class project idea to apply for a credit union grant through its bi-annual Teacher Grant Program.

The program is open to any full-time classroom teacher in Los Angeles County who is looking to fund an innovative classroom learning opportunity. The project should have clearly defined learning objectives tied to students' academic needs, display creativity, and benefit a significant number of students. Ten grants of $500 each will be awarded to Los Angeles area teachers in November in the fall program.

"We were founded to serve the education community, and we can't think of a better way to continue that commitment than helping teachers bring new and exciting programs into their classrooms," said California Credit Union President/CEO Steve O'Connell. "We hope this grant encourages teachers to make their dream project a reality for their students, and ask any teacher who has a class project idea that needs a little extra funding to apply for one of our grants."

Interested teachers can find more information and apply online at The application deadline is October 19, 2018.

Since the creation of the program in 2012, California Credit Union has awarded $70,000 in teacher grants to benefit students across Southern California. The bi-annual program offers up to 20 grants in the spring and fall to teachers across Los Angeles and San Diego counties.

About California Credit Union
California Credit Union is a federally insured, state chartered credit union founded in 1933 that serves public or private school employees, community members and businesses across California. With more than 165,000 members and assets of $3 billion, California Credit Union has 24 branches throughout Los Angeles and San Diego counties. The credit union operates in San Diego County as North Island Credit Union, a division of California Credit Union. California Credit Union offers a full suite of consumer, business and investment products and services, including comprehensive consumer checking and loan options, personalized financial planning, business banking, and leading-edge online and mobile banking. Please visit for more information.


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