Royal Credit Union Foundation

Royal Credit Union Foundation

The Royal Credit Union Foundation is committed to support organizations and initiatives in communities where Royal Credit Union operates in western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota.

We're excited to give back to the communities we serve. After all, they're why we exist. Take a look at our 2018 Annual Report.

Get connected and hear about projects in our communities and foundation events.

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You can help us create a positive impact. 100% of your tax-deductible gift will go directly to projects in our communities.seal of transparency


Request Support
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We currently consider requests for capital projects for education, arts, and health. Review the list of recent awards by year for more info. Effective January 1, 2019, applications will be reviewed on the following schedule:

Full Application Submitted By Application Reviewed Decision Timeframe (anticipated)
March 1 April  June
September 1 October December

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Evaluation Criteria

  • Demonstrated need and community benefit
  • Geographic focus on areas in Royal Credit Union’s areas of service, specifically branch locations
  • Significant impact, including number of people benefitting
  • Organization capacity and credibility
  • Future sustainability and plan for ongoing expenses
  • Demonstrated financial support from a variety of sources (RCU Foundation is not the only or largest source of funds)

Foundation Does Not Support

Direct grants to individuals; trips or travel; religious organizations for religious purposes; athletic facilities; sport team sponsorships; personnel costs; programming or operating expenses; projects outside Royal Credit Union's areas of service.

Recent Awards
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  • Emergency Department Renovation at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI, $100,000*
  • Academic Success Center at Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Eau Claire, WI, $20,000



*Multi-year gift.


Contact Royal Credit Union Foundation
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Mail: Royal Credit Union 
        Community Engagement
        200 Riverfront Terrace
        Eau Claire, WI 54703