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  2017 Build-A-Backpack Program

 For every loan opened in June & July we will donate a backpack with school supplies to a student in Lorain County!  Check out Care Connection to see how you can help donate school supplies.

*Limited time offer.  Promotional dates effective June 1, 2017-July 31,2017. Loan must be disbursed by July 31, 2017. Apply in person, through SELCCU Online or by calling 440-324-3400/800-451-6315. Backpacks(valued at $50) will be donated to schools within Lorain County, Ohio. This is not a charitable deduction for tax purposes.


   Financial Education for Classrooms

In order to provide students, employees, & the community with financial education we provide the following financial literacy programs at no charge:
  • Classroom Guest Speakers & Activities
  • Field Trips to the Credit Union
  • Financial Classes for Special Needs Students
Please contact Tiphaney at (440) 324-3400 x 119 to learn more or set up a program with your staff or students.  We can cover a variety of topics and customize lessons to fit your specific needs.


    2017 Young Adult Scholarship: Closed

Every spring SELCCU awards four non-renewable scholarships of $1,000 each, including the Warren Wallace Education Major Scholarship.

  • 2017 Young Adult Scholarship Winners:
    • Moriah Garcia (Warren Wallace recipient)
    • Brandon Palmer
    • Zachary Opperman
    • Collin Sullinger


  2016 Mini-Grants

Our Mini-Grant program accepts grant requests for classroom projects from preK-12 educators in Lorain County.  They are meant to assist teachers who may not have funding or other resources for creating innovative and educational classroom experiences.  

2016 Mini-Grant Winners:

    • Keystone Elementary: Math Mania
    • Sailorway Middle School: Rocket Activity
    • Marion L. Steele High School: Feel The Chemistry
    • Clearview High School: Vocabulary Rocks
Check back in September for the 2017 Mini-Grant Application.


    School Levy Support

For every employee of a qualifying school district in Lorain County who signs up for Direct Deposit or Payroll Deduction, we donate $2 to a fund that supports school levies. Requests for levy support may be made, in writing to our President & CEO, from either the school district’s treasurer or the levy campaign treasurer.


    2016 Build-A-Backpack Program


During the Summer of 2016 we hosted a loan program that would donate backpacks to students in need in Lorain County.  With this program we we able to donate over 300 backpacks and supplies to the local schools districts.  Thank you to everyone who financed a loan and helped local students prepare for their new school year!