Supporting the Communities in Which We Serve

Northwest Federal builds relationships to ensure lives and communities are transformed. This extends beyond financial products and services and encapsulates the philanthropic nature of our members. In addition to our philanthropic arm, the NWFCU Foundation, whose mission is to serve children; Northwest Federal works with community partners who are 501(c)(3) organizations with missions to save, nurture and preserve the arts, animals, nature and those with disabilities or lack of resources.

Eligibility Criteria to be Considered for Sponsorship or Donation

  • Organization is in the field of membership of the credit union or is a credit union affiliated organization
  • Organization is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service or a public educational institution
  • Organization offers volunteer opportunities and promotion opportunities for the credit union and its employees

A sponsorship or donation may include:

  • Sponsorship of event, series of events, building or award for Community Partner
  • Branded merchandise for events or charity
  • Services or volunteer time
  • Monetary donation 


The following types of organizations will not be eligible for sponsorships or monetary donations:

  • Political organizations or political campaigns
  • Religious organizations
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Individuals
  • Athletic groups
  • Communities outside of the U.S.
  • Organizations whose programs discriminate based on any characteristic protected by law including race/ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation and religion

Request Procedure

Requests for sponsorship or donation should include the following information:

  • Contact name and title at the organization
  • Organization's name, street address, city, state, and zip code
  • Telephone number, e-mail address, and website address
  • IRS tax determination letter and employer identification number
  • Brief statement of the organization's mission
  • Description of use for sponsorship or donated funds
  • Total cost/budget for event

Requests must be routed to:

Email: (When emailing sensitive information, please use secure email.) 

or Mail:

Northwest Federal Credit Union
ATTN: Outreach c/o Marketing Dept.
200 Spring Street
Herndon, VA 20170