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Ent Credit Union to award $200,000 in grants to Colorado youth


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado., February 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ent Credit Union is inviting Colorado non-profit apply online for a 2022 Youth Endowment Series (YES) scholarship by Friday, March 11, 2022. $200,000 in YES, grants will be awarded statewide, and winning applications will be announced in early June.

Established in 2000, the Youth Endowment Series has awarded over $1.6 million non-profit organizations that help improve the lives of Colorado youth. Last year, 53 agencies or organizations received a YES grant. Applications are assessed by a panel of Ent employee volunteers based on the organization’s overall benefit to the community, potential ability to use the grant for additional funds, and current level of community support. among other criteria. Submissions may relate to any area of ​​interest relevant to Colorado youth and organizations should request an amount commensurate with the impact, reach, and anticipated expenditures associated with their program.

With Ent’s recent growth in the Front Range, grant applications will be open to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that serve the entire state of Colorado or one of the individual communities that ‘Ent dessert. A list of Ent Service Centers is available at ent.com.

“We know that the financial and emotional stress that many people and organizations have experienced over the past two years continues to take its toll. We hope our annual YES grants can help young people through Colorado,” noted Annie Snead, community advocacy partner. “Our team members continue to rate participating as a panelist as one of the most rewarding experiences of their careers at Ent.”

Interested nonprofits can learn more and apply at Ent.com/YESGrants

About the ent

Founded in 1957, for the fourth consecutive year Ent, from colorado largest credit union, is also ranked from colorado #1 credit union by Forbes. Ent, a community-chartered, not-for-profit financial cooperative, is committed to improving the financial quality of life for its members with better rates, lower fees and unparalleled products and services. With over $8.5 billion in assets, Ent serves more than 430,000 members at more than 45 convenient service centers across the Front Range. Ent is an NCUA Insured Equal Housing Opportunity and Equal Opportunity Lender. Visit Ent.com to learn more.

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