• The A+ Education Foundation

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    July 26, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
    July 25, 2019
    Austin, TX – The A+ Education Foundation, a philanthropic arm of A+ Federal Credit Union (A+FCU), continues its commitment to education by awarding $72,000 in grants to 79 Central Texas educators.
     
    “I’m honored to be part of the A+ Education Foundation Board to support our educators,” Dennis Loftis, A+ Education Foundation Board Member and A+FCU Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, said. “The credit union was founded by a small group of teachers and helping them 70 years later is exciting.”
     
    Founded in 2005, the A+ Education Foundation has awarded 981 educators with over $906,000 in grants to fund innovative, inspiring, and engaging programs for their schools.
     
    This year’s winning submissions include:
    • Introducing coding and robotics to students
    • Building a classroom library
    • Creating a sensory learning station
    Austin ISD
    Bastrop ISD
    Florence ISD
    Georgetown ISD
    Hays CISD
    Killeen ISD
    Lake Travis ISD
    Leander ISD
    Lockhart ISD
    Manor ISD
    Pflugerville ISD
    Round Rock ISD
    San Marcos CISD
    Seguin ISD
    Private Schools
    Contact: Brandy Ward
    A+ Education Foundation
    512.533.4390

    educationfoundation@aplusfcu.org
     
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    A+ Education Foundation was established and developed by A+ Federal Credit Union in 2005 to provide grants to full-time pre-K through 12th grade educators to assist in reaching their educational goals. These grants help fund programs and training for educators in the communities served by A+FCU. To find out more information, including how to support Central Texas educators, visit aplusfcu.org/grants.
     
    A+ Federal Credit Union was founded in 1949 by 50 Austin, Texas teachers. Seventy years later, A+FCU has over 160,000 members throughout the community, nearly $1.6 billion in assets, and 22 branches. A+FCU continues to have close relationships with local schools and provides free financial education curricula for educators, engaging financial education presentations for students, real-life money management simulations for youth, high school branch locations, and unique financial products designed for teachers. A+FCU is proud to be celebrating their 70th Anniversary in 2019. Learn more at 
    aplusfcu.org/70