Ongoing Program has Brought More Than $3 Million Back to the Community in Free Tax Returns
VACAVILLE, CA– Travis Credit Union Foundation announces today the launch of the 2024 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site in Vacaville, CA, an IRS initiative, providing free tax preparation services to eligible low-income individuals and families. Travis Credit Union Foundation's continued participation in VITA underscores their commitment to empowering local communities with the resources they need for financial success.
Newly Launched Program Will Empower Nonprofits in Northern California with $117,000 in Grant Funding
VACAVILLE, CA – January 8, 2024 - Travis Credit Union Foundation announces that applications are open today for its 2024 Financial Coaching Grants program. The Financial Coaching Grant aims to strengthen nonprofit organizations and create a network of financial coaches that empower communities in Northern California with increased financial literacy. Each grant will total $30,000 for general operating support and up to $9,000 in professional development for nonprofit staff. There are three grants available in 2024. Those interested in applying can start here.
The Travis Credit Union Foundation Matches $10,000 in Donations to Support Local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Thank you to our donors!
The Travis Credit Union Foundation will make a $20,000 donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Merced Valley Children’s Hospital, and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital this year.
“I want to send a sincere thanks to more than 1,000 donors who helped raise $10,000 in donations that the Travis Credit Union Foundation will match to support the work of the Children’s Miracle Network,” said Kevin Miller, Board Chairman of the Travis Credit Union Foundation and CEO and President of the Travis Credit Union.
VACAVILLE, CA – While the challenges of 2020 are unprecedented, there were more opportunities this year than in Travis Credit Union’s 70-year history to create value for our members and local community. In a nine-month span, Travis Credit Union implemented multiple financial relief initiatives for members and distributed more than three million dollars to community partners providing essential services, all while serving and advocating for our members and neighbors in new and creative ways.
Vacaville, CA – The Travis Credit Union Foundation announced that it raised over $1M for the COVID-19 Relief Initiative, which was matched by Travis Credit Union, for a total of $2M which will be distributed to 83 local community organizations, many who are providing resources and services to individuals and families impacted by the pandemic.
‘Funds will support local relief efforts now and through the remainder of the fire season’
VACAVILLE, CA – The Travis Credit Union Foundation is immediately accepting donations to address urgent local needs due to the LNU Complex Fire, the second largest in California history. With four more months of potential fire season to go, many of our community members have already been forced to evacuate or have lost their homes.
The Travis Credit Union Foundation is contributing $40,000 to the Leaven to support after-school mentoring and tutoring programs to low-income neighborhoods where high dropout rates and gangs threaten the community.
This donation was made possible with donations received through Travis Credit Union Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Initiative, which were generously matched by Travis Credit Union.
The Travis Credit Union Foundation is contributing $70,000 to the NorthBay HealthCare Foundation to support the NorthBay Hospice & Bereavement program. This donation was made possible with a generous gift from an individual donor and matching funds from Travis Credit Union.
“We sincerely appreciate the support of the Travis Credit Union Foundation.” says Jeanne Dennis, Executive Director, North Bay at Home and Hospice and Bereavement.
The Travis Credit Union Foundation is giving non-profit organizations in our communities an opportunity to raise funds for their COVID-19 response!
Non-profit organizations will be listed on the Travis Credit Union Foundation’s Community Funding page until September 30, 2020. Each organization will have an opportunity to raise up to $20,000 through the COVID-19 Relief Initiative and receive matching funds of an equal amount from Travis Credit Union.
Travis Credit Union Offers 1M in Donations in Support of Community Partners Amid COVID-19 and will match up to $4M in Donations made to the Travis Credit Union Foundation
VACAVILLE, CA—Travis Credit Union today announced an immediate $1 million philanthropic initiative that will be disbursed amongst multiple local organizations across five counties to relieve both immediate public health and long-term economic challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 96 non-profits as well as small businesses in the counties of Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Merced and Yolo will receive checks. TCU will also match up to $4,000,000 given to the TCU Foundation from other sources. The funds will support many efforts, including: