Vizo Financial Empowerment Grant

Vizo Financial Empowerment Grant

Vizo has created a special $50,000 grant program at the CrossState Foundation. Vizo Financial and the CrossState Foundation have a mutual passion for supporting our credit unions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and helping to enable innovative financial education and empowerment programs for their members and communities.

This grant is available to any credit union or chapter in New Jersey and Pennsylvania focused on financial education and empowerment to help people achieve their financial goals and establish a better quality of life. Projects can be completed by a sole credit union or chapter, or in collaboration with other credit unions and/or community organizations.

This special grant program will be for initiatives that achieve one or more of the following objectives. These initiatives may include created or purchased programs, curriculum, apps, or training and development opportunities. Grant requests can be submitted for a current program or a new program.

Possible Grant Request Objectives

  • Affordable options to costly financial products and services
  • Lesser dependency on predatory financial providers
  • Expanded financial education and literacy
  • Enhanced personal financial management and planning for the future
  • Increased individual savings and wealth-building
  • Strengthened credit worthiness
  • Improved financial wellbeing of local people and communities
  • Empowered credit union staff to be trusted financial partners

Guidelines and Application

Grant applications are closed.