Donation Requests

Charitable Donation / Sponsorship Guidelines

As part of our commitment to the credit union philosophy of “people helping people,” ACT 1st Federal Credit Union supports charitable organizations within the communities where our members reside, work, worship, or attend school. ACT 1st Federal Credit Union regularly receives numerous solicitations for donations, volunteer support, and community sponsorships. The following provides a guideline for how requests are considered. These guidelines will not cover every possible request, special need or opportunity; therefore, ACT 1st Federal Credit Union may make exceptions in granting contributions or community sponsorships.


ACT 1st Federal Credit Union extends support to non-profit organizations that cater to the communities where our members reside, work, worship, or attend school. We provide assistance to organizations that address the health, educational, and welfare requirements of our members.

Community Sponsorships

ACT 1st Federal Credit Union will consider sponsorships for civic, recreational, or charity events, programs, and publications within our member service area. As a sponsor, ACT 1st Federal Credit Union anticipates receiving advertising or public recognition from the organization or group requesting sponsorship.

Contribution guidelines

∙ Requests must be submitted on the Donation Request Application below.
∙ Consideration for sponsorship will be based on funds availability.
∙ Requests from ACT 1st Federal Credit Union members will be given priority.
∙ Donations may be money, services, or volunteer support.
∙ Solicitation on ACT 1st Federal Credit Union property will not be permitted.

Preference will be given to requests that:

∙ Reflect the mission and core values of ACT 1st Federal Credit Union.
∙ Fulfill a relevant need and benefit the community at large.

ACT 1st Federal Credit Union will not consider requests for the following:

∙ Operating or administrative costs to run an organization or business.
∙ The promotion of any religious or political organizations or events.
∙ Organizations who represent a conflict of interest to the Credit Union.
∙ Individual sponsorship of sport activities or beauty pageants, including travel and competition costs.
∙ Direct contributions to individuals or families in need.

All requests need to be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to your event date. A request for donation does not guarantee funding.

Please fill out the form below. Or if you would rather mail your request you can print the form here and mail it to
ACT 1st FCU 1313 National Hwy. STE 7 PMB 326 LaVale, MD 21502 – Attention Marketing


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