Requests for Charitable Grants and Volunteers

The American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving may make charitable contributions to nonprofit recipients that are located in or conduct activities in a community in which the Credit Union has a place of business that are tax exempt organizations as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Written verification of the organizations 501(c)(3) status is required. The requesting organization shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or veteran status in its employment, policies or in the services it provides. If all criteria are met, then a decision to approve or deny the request will be made according to policy guidelines.

American Eagle Financial Credit Union does not provide financial or volunteer support to: religious organizations for direct religious activities; political campaigns, lobbyists, individuals, fraternal organizations; activities outside community charter; and projects not aligned with the mission, vision, or values of the Credit Union or are inconsistent with guidelines and criteria established by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Charitable grants and volunteer requests must be submitted in writing by mail or e-mail to:

Richard Marinelli, Community and Public Relations Manager
American Eagle Financial Credit Union
333 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT 06188
richard.m@aefcu.com

Corporate & In-kind Charitable Donations

  • East Hartford High School, Academy of Finance, East Hartord
  • East Hartford Public Schools, East Hartford
  • Goodwin College Foundation, East Hartford
  • Greater Hartford Association of Realtors, Hartford
  • Operation Fuel, Hartford

Corporate Sponsorships

  • Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce, Glastonbury
  • Enfield Little League
  • Greater Hartford Association of Realtors, Hartford
  • Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Neighborhood Housing Services, New Britain
  • Newington Chamber of Commerce, Newington
  • Somers Little League
  • Tolland County Chamber of Commerce, Vernon
  • Tri-county Alliance of Realtors, Manchester

Employee Volunteerism & Financial Education

  • American Red Cross, Farmington
  • CREC Impact Academy, Hartford
  • East Hartord Adult Education, East Hartford
  • East Hartford CONNects, East Hartford
  • East Hartford Town Hall, East Hartford
  • Hanwha Aerospace USA, Cheshire, East Windsor, Glastonbury, Newington
  • Junior Achievement, Milner Middle School, Hartford
  • United Way - Read Across America, Joseph Goodwin Elementary School, East Hartford

American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

  • Urban League of Greater Hartford
  • Urban League of Southern Connecticut

Employee Charitable Donations

  • American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund
  • United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

 

Corporate & In-kind Donations

  • Avon Historical Society
  • Avon Social Services (food pantry)
  • Class of 2019 High School Project Safe Graduation (21 towns)
  • Connecticut Credit Union League, Meriden
  • Connecticut Radio Information Service, Windsor
  • Diaper Bank of Connecticut, North Haven
  • East Hartford High School Academy of Finance
  • East Hartford Public Schools
  • Gifts of Love, Avon
  • Goodwin College Foundation, East Hartford
  • Hartford Youth Soccer Club
  • High School Project Safe Graduations
  • Klingberg Family Centers, New Britain
  • Riverfront Recapture, Hartford and East Hartford
  • Sarah, Inc., North Haven
  • South Windsor Food and Fuel Bank
  • Ulbrich Boys & Girls Club, North Haven
  • United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut

American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving

  • Avon Public Library
  • Community Health Resources, Windsor
  • Community Renewal Team, Hartford
  • Connecticut Association of Human Services (CT Money School), Hartford
  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Haven
  • Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon
  • Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation, Newington
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford
  • MARC Community Resouces, Middletown
  • The Bridge Family Center, Avon
  • The Salvation Army (Right Place pre-school), Hartford
  • Siena Learning Center, New Britain

Employee Donations

  • American Eagle Financial Credit Union Fund
  • Credit Union Legislative Action Committee (CULAC)
  • Gifts of Love, Avon
  • Hockanum Valley Community Council, Vernon
  • United Way, Hartford

Besides providing outstanding service to our members on a daily basis, the employees of American Eagle Financial Credit Union love to volunteer. When the call goes out to volunteer, our employees step up and are eager to help. From January through November 2019, Our employees have volunteered approximately 900 hours in the community while representing the Credit Union. Among their volunteer activities include teaching financial literacy, unloading boxes of paper and equipment for shredding and recycling, landscaping, stuffing school backpacks, reading to elementary school students, greeting blood donors, and  raising money for charity.

Employee Volunteerism

  • Adelbrook Learning Center, Cromwell
  • American Eagle Putt & Roll for Charity, Plainville
  • American Eagle Paper Shredding & Electronic Recycling Day, Avon and East Hartford
  • American Red Cross Blood Drives, East Hartford
  • Bristol Chamber of Commerce Wellness Expo
  • Celebrate West Hartford
  • Crusin on Main Street, Manchester
  • Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • East Hartford Public Schools, Backpack program
  • Riverfront Recapture, East Hartford
  • The Salvation Army, Hartford
  • United Way, East Hartford

Financial Education 

  • American Eagle Elder Fraud Seminar, East Hartford
  • American Eagle First-time Home Buyer Expo, East Hartford
  • Blue Hills Civic Association, Hartford
  • Community Renewal Team, Hartford
  • Connecticut Credit Union League, Financial Reality Fairs, Cheshire, Enfield, New Britain
  • Connecticut International Bacalaurette Academy, East Hartford
  • East Hartford Adult Education
  • East Hartford CONNects
  • East Hartford High School
  • Junior Achievement, Breakthrough Magnet School, Hartford
  • Mercy High School, Middletown
  • Mercy Housing, Hartford
  • MTU Aero Engines, Rocky Hill
  • Pathways Academy of Technology & Design, East Hartford
  • Pratt & Whitney Retirees Club, East Hartford
  • Saint Paul School, Kensington
  • Siena Learning Center, New Britain
  • Urban League of Greater Hartford
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown