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Truliant Foundation Opens Community Mini Grants Submission Period

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Mini Grants

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (April 30, 2024) – Truliant Federal Credit Union Foundation is encouraging nonprofit organizations in cities and counties where its branch network operates to submit community mini grant applications beginning May 1.

The program, now in its 16th year, provides, community-based, nonprofit organizations with up to $1,500 in grant funding to support operating, programmatic or capacity-building needs. Since its inception, the program has awarded nearly $300,000 in funding.

“The Truliant Foundation’s Community Mini Grants can make a significant impact in helping smaller, grassroots nonprofits thrive and continue to make a big difference. We encourage qualifying nonprofit organizations in our member communities to apply,” said Atticus Simpson, executive director of the Truliant Foundation.

The grants program provides support for qualifying nonprofit organizations. Applications are available online at Completed applications, including all documentation required, should be submitted by May 31, 2024. Grants will be awarded by early August.

This year, Truliant is committed to supporting nonprofit organizations that improve member communities in one of four unique areas including: Community Development, Economic Mobility, Financial Wellness, and Youth and Education.

Truliant will accept applications from nonprofits operating in geographic areas including: Wytheville, Va., Radford, Va.; Greenville, S.C., Easley, S.C.; Piedmont Triad communities of Asheboro, Burlington, Clemmons, Elon, Graham, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Mebane and Winston-Salem; Charlotte area communities including Ballantyne, Cornelius, Gastonia, Harrisburg, Huntersville, Mallard Creek, Matthews, Mint Hill, Park Road, South End, Steele Creek, Tyvola Road, University City, Uptown Charlotte and Waverly; and Western North Carolina communities of Shelby and Gastonia.

Qualifying organizations that are interested in applying must have tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and be in existence for at least three years. Truliant Foundation grants are unavailable to individuals, political candidates or groups, religious organizations, churches and organizations that operate outside the identified geographic areas.

At the conclusion of the grant-application period, all applicants will be reviewed by an internal committee to determine grant recipients. Grants will be awarded by August. For more information on Truliant Foundation Community Mini Grants, please visit or email [email protected].


About The Truliant Foundation
Established in 2023 as an independent, 501(c)(3) organization to support Truliant Federal Credit Union’s commitment to community and the credit union’s social responsibility to give back to the neighbors it serves, the Truliant Foundation elevates the “People Helping People” credit union philosophy by providing donations, grants and scholarships to community organizations and relief funds to Truliant employees facing unforeseen personal hardship. Donations to the foundation are tax deductible. To learn more or give, visit

About Truliant Federal Credit Union
Truliant is a mission-driven, not-for-profit financial institution that improves lives by providing great service and straightforward financial solutions. Truliant was chartered in 1952 and now serves 332,000+ members. Truliant has more than 35 Member Financial Centers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.


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