Social Responsibility is One of the Founding Principles
of the Credit Union Movement

Giving Back
to the Communities Where Our Members Live and Work


Amount of financial donations given, thanks to the support of our Members and team.


Number of backpacks with school supplies donated by our team to students who needed them most.


In 2022, SchoolsFirst FCU donated and raised $345,122 for CMNH and children’s hospitals in California, including Children’s Health of Orange County, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego, and UC Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento.

Providing Support for
Future Generations


Our teammembers volunteered to help 4,603 students at 65 Bite of Reality events.
Bite of Reality is a hands-on, money-management simulation designed to educate students about making smart money decisions.


Last year, 191 students received more than $187,000 in scholarships to continue their education.


We empowered more than 26,949 students who participated in financial education workshops and presentations in 1,005 classrooms.


176 workshops were hosted for school employees, students and their parents to provide financial education in a fun and interactive way.

The Education Foundation for California Schools was created in 2003. The foundation provides K-14 teachers throughout California with grants to help support the launch of education programs for their students.


With generous support from our Members, team and businesses, the Education Foundation for California Schools awarded 119 grants to local teachers, totaling $285,730.


Approximately 33,678 students benefited from teacher grants.

$1.8 million

From 2003 – 2022, more than 700 teachers have received grants, totaling $1.8 million.