CHANGING LIVES

Centra Credit Union is dedicated to a philosophy of People Helping People. In that spirit Centra Credit Union established the Centra Foundation.  Centra Foundation will offer additional support to communities where  Centra members and employees live and/or work.  The foundation is Centered on Caring and will work with local organizations to help meet the needs of their communities.

Centra Foundation provides funding support within three main areas of focus:

Financial Literacy – Due to its financial heritage Centra has a strong belief in the importance of financial education.  The foundation will support programs and initiatives that provide educational opportunities to children and adults that will develop and strengthen money-management skills and provide a pathway to self-sufficiency. 

The Loretta M. Burd Scholarship Program –The foundation provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors and adults pursuing a college degree.  The foundation supports the Outstanding Student of Finance Award at IUPUC.  

Disaster Relief - Centra Foundation will provide funding support to communities within Centra's Field of Membership. 

Centra Foundation will also consider funding within a secondary focus area:

Pressing Community Needs - Each of communities where Centra members live and work have distinct needs.  The foundation will support collaborative efforts to address local needs.

The Centra Foundation recognizes the importance of philanthropy in strengthening communities and addressing community needs. The Foundation extends the Credit Union’s focus of supporting members’ individual financial needs to build resources to support community needs.  The Foundation invites Centra employees and members as well as area residents and organizations to join with us to strengthen and improve our communities. 

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Smart Money Family Fun Bike Ride a Great Success!

August 12, 2016

Thank you to our Smart Money Family Fun Bike Ride sponsors, partners, riders and volunteers for your support in making the bike ride event a wonderful success!   Due your support we raised ...

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Smart Money Family Fun Bike Ride - Prize Winners!

August 12, 2016

Our activity stations had a number prizes to for riders to win at the airport and along the route.   Then of course there were the main prizes!    Our three Grand Prizes were $100 gift certificates. 

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Financial Literacy Programs expand by 44%

August 11, 2016

Financial literacy education is a key area of focus for Centra Foundation.   We provide two programs for teachers to use in their classrooms.  Saving with Mandy and Randy is designed for second grade ...

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Donations to Burd Scholarship Fund will be Matched!!

August 11, 2016

Help make a difference for local high school seniors! Donations made by Centra members to help expand the Loretta M. Burd Scholarship program will be matched!

Our ...

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