About Us

Established in 2019, the Park Community Credit Union Foundation is a nonprofit with a vision to build a more vibrant community where everyone has equitable access to learn, grow and thrive.  The mission and legacy of the credit union movement internationally is "people helping people," and the Foundation embodies that commitment. The  Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and is a separate legal entity incorporated in Kentucky with its own board of directors. EIN 84-4213550.

Impact Areas

Park Community Credit Union Foundation provides support in three impact areas

Education

Scholarships to support future leaders and a more skilled workforce

Financial Wellbeing

Financial education and resources to promote individual and family stability and sustainability

Thriving Communities

Community projects that contribute to a higher quality of life for our members and neighbors, and a more competitive region economically

The Pathways to Prosperity Grant

Congratulations to this year's Pathways to Prosperity Grantees!

Check out the Press Release to learn more about these awesome organizations and how the Park Community Foundation is helping them reach their goals.

Press Release

Home of the Innocents

The Home of the Innocents Pathways HOME program will provide financial literacy class materials to young adults and their children experiencing homelessness.

Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana

The Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Education Project will serve high school students through the Personal Finance, Finance Park 2.0, JA Economics for Success and JA Girl$ programs.

One Plus One Equals U

The One Plus One Equals U Young Champions P.A.S.S. Capacity Initiative will provide student athletes with tutoring, sports training, or re-entry back into their sports teams, assistance with high school graduation or GED, and admissions into post-secondary schools.

Veteran's Club

The Veterans Club Operation Jeep Build project will provide equipment and teach automotive repair skills to veterans and first responders.

Applications for the Pathways to Prosperity Grant are closed.
Grantees will be announced soon - subscribe to our newsletter to stay in the loop!
Official Grant Application
Guidelines Webinar

Grants and Scholarships

Pathways to Prosperity Grant

Timeline

Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 11:00am EST:
Grant Guidelines Webinar
Thursday, May 18, 2023, 5:00pm EST:
Application Deadline
June 2023:
Advisory Grants Committee Review
August/September 2023:
Announcement of Grantees and Award Celebration
FAQs
Grant Guidelines Webinar

Grant Guidelines Webinar

Community Service Fund

Park Community Credit Union encourages employees to volunteer for the causes that matter most to them and provides paid time off for community service. Every year, employees can request a grant from the Foundation to the charity at which they perform their community service hours.

Employee Assistance Fund

The Employee Assistance Fund is an emergency fund administered by the Foundation to help Park Community employees during a time of hardship.

Foundation Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive updates on future grant opportunities

Donate

Your donation helps build a more vibrant community. Donations are used to support the Foundation's three impact areas– education, financial wellbeing and thriving communities.
 
To ensure that you can have full confidence in making your gift, the Park Community Credit Union Foundation declares that all donors have the rights listed in the Donor Bill of Rights.
Donor Bill of Rights

Ways to Give

Donate by Mail

Mail your check made payable to the Park Community Credit Union Foundation to 2515 Blankenbaker Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299.

Donor Advised Fund

A donor advised fund, which is like a charitable savings account, gives you the flexibility to recommend how much and how often money is granted to Park Community Credit Union Foundation and other qualified charities. You can recommend a grant now to make an immediate impact or use your fund as a tool for future charitable gifts. Contact your Donor Advised Fund Administrator and request a grant to Park Community Credit Union Foundation.

Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)/IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are age 70 ½ or older, you can make a gift of any amount up to $100,000 from your IRA to Park Community Credit Union Foundation to help support education, financial wellbeing and a thriving community.

Giving Through Your Will, Estate or Beneficiary Designation

Including a gift in your will or estate plans to Park Community Credit Union helps ensure that future generations will have equitable access to learn, grow and thrive.

Our Team

Shannon Kisselbaugh, CFRE

Executive Director

Shannon joined the Park Community Credit Union Foundation in January 2023. Shannon is responsible for activating the strategic plan, overseeing community grant programs, securing revenue and establishing a strong framework for long-term success. She is passionate about connecting people who care with the causes that matter most to them.
Shannon has worked with several not-for-profit organizations in Louisville, including Heuser Hearing Institute, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and the Community Foundation of Louisville. She earned bachelor’s degrees in Percussion Performance and English from Transylvania University and a Master’s in Arts Administration and an MBA from University of Cincinnati. Shannon was recognized as a 40 Under 40 by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential. She is a member of the Charitable Gift Planners of Kentuckiana.

Nicole Robinson

Programs Administrator

Nicole has been working in the non-profit sector for over 22 years. She started her career as a fiscal assistant with a community action agency in Jasper, Indiana. After graduating from college, she relocated to Louisville and continued her non-profit work with University Pediatrics Foundation, University Physicians Associates, now known as University of Louisville Physicians, Passport Health Plan and Passport Health Plan Foundation.
As a Programs Administrator for the Foundation, she brings her years of knowledge and experience in accounts payable/receivable, office management, grants management, project management, database administration, collaboration and governing board support to the role.
Contact Us
Park Community Credit Union Foundation
2515 Blankenbaker Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40299
foundation@parkcommunity.com
Park Community Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors

Jana Erny, Chair

Lisa Bannon, Secretary/Treasurer

Dwight L. Haygood, Jr.

Sharon Williams

Shannon Kisselbaugh, CFRE, Ex-Officio

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