Coast Central Credit Union Spring Community Investment Program Open

Coast Central Credit Union (CCCU) announced that the spring 2023 round of its Community Investment Program is now open.  With the recent Board of Directors’ approval of an increase up to $300,000 in grants annually, $150,000 is available this round to support local organizations throughout Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity counties.  Grant amounts generally range from $3,000 to a maximum of $25,000, and there are usually 8 to 12 recipients. The giving program was created in 2008, and since then has awarded a total of over $2 million to 200 organizations throughout its tri-county service area.  Recent grant recipients have …


Coast Central Donates $6,000 to Northern Humboldt High School Projects

Coast Central announced that Arcata High and McKinleyville High Schools recently received donations for athletic projects through its sponsorship program. Arcata High had requested funds for a new portable scoreboard that could be used at all soccer and softball games.  Principal Ron Perry stated, “Our previous scoreboard was unrepairable, and a long-term replacement could not be installed in time for our girls’ softball season this year. Additionally, our soccer teams had never had a scoreboard.  Coast Central came through for our student athletes big-time.” The school received $3,000 from CCCU. McKinleyville High had requested funds to improve its softball field.  …


Coast Central Credit Union Increases its Number of Scholarships Available

Coast Central Credit Union announced it is currently accepting applications for up to 19 college 4-year scholarships, available to high school seniors graduating this year from schools in Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity counties. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of up to $5,000 each, disbursed over a four-year period. Recipients will be selected based on criteria that includes financial need; an essay on overcoming adversity; commitment to education, either through academic performance or consistent improvement during high school; and community and/or school involvement. Recipients are required to attend Cal Poly Humboldt, College of the Redwoods, Chico State or Shasta …


Coast Central Credit Union Spring Community Investment Program Open

Coast Central Credit Union (CCCU) announced that the spring 2022 round of its Community Investment Program is now open. A total of $100,000 is available to support local organizations throughout its tri-county area. Grant amounts generally range from $3,000 to $25,000, and there are usually 8 to 12 recipients. The giving program was created in 2008, and since then has awarded a total of over $1.7 million to 175 organizations throughout Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity counties. Recent grant recipients have included Cooperation Humboldt, Orleans Volunteer Fire Department, and Weaverville Parks & Recreation District. CCCU typically contributes over $400,000 in …