Press Releases

UNFCU Foundation is Accepting Grant Applications in June 2019

28 May 2019

UNFCU Foundation announced today that it is accepting grant applications from 1 to 30 June 2019 for funding requests of up to $50,000.

UNFCU Foundation Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

23 January 2019

UNFCU Foundation announced today that it has given grants to support the projects of 14 organizations in 2019.

Long Island City Community Leader Cynthia Davis Receives the 2018 UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award

10 December 2018

UNFCU Foundation recently honored Cynthia Davis, Director of Outreach for The Floating Hospital's Community Health Center, with its 2018 Women's Empowerment Award.

UNFCU Foundation Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

4 January 2018

We are supporting 13 organizations in 2018, all helping the communities they are in to sustain the path out of poverty through healthcare and education for women and children.

Dr. Erin Anastasi Honored with the 2017 UNFCU Foundation Women's Empowerment Award For Her Work to End Fistula

17 November 2017

UNFCU Foundation awarded Dr. Erin Anastasi, coordinator of the Campaign to End Fistula being led by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with its 2017 Women's Empowerment Award.

UNFCU Foundation Announces 2017 Grantees

5 January 2017

We awarded grants to 11 organizations that are working to end poverty globally, and want to thank all of the organizations that submitted grant requests last year.

Ritu Sharma to Receive the 2016 UNFCU Foundation Women’s Empowerment Award

29 November 2016

UNFCU Foundation today announced that Ritu Sharma, a leading voice for women’s empowerment and a builder of coalitions among international organizations to drive positive change, is the recipient of its 2016 Women’s Empowerment Award.

UNFCU Foundation Names Jodi Pulice of JRT Realty Group

14 September 2016

UNFCU Foundation announced today the appointment of Jodi Pulice, Founder and CEO of JRT Realty Group, Inc., to its board of directors.

UNFCU Foundation Announces Additional Grantees

4 January 2016

UNFCU Foundation announced today that it has awarded grants to 11 organizations that align with its purpose to reduce poverty through education and healthcare, especially among women and children in developing countries and in New York City.

UNFCU Foundation Celebrates Humanitarian Partners Fighting Poverty

7 December 2015

UNFCU Foundation celebrated the achievements of causes it supported in 2015 to fight poverty and presented its inaugural Women’s Empowerment Awards.

UNFCU Foundation Launched

9 February 2015

United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) today announced the introduction of UNFCU Foundation Inc., a non-profit entity. The Foundation’s purpose is to reduce poverty through education and healthcare programs, especially among women and children in developing countries and in New York City.