Sponsorship and Donation Guidelines
White Sands Federal Credit Union receives many requests for donations and sponsorships. To better meet those requests, we have established the following eligibility and submission guidelines. Please read them and determine if your request meets our criteria. These guidelines will not cover every possibility, special need, or opportunity, and all donations are evaluated on an individual basis.
White Sands Federal Credit Union is committed to actively support the community and schools in which our members live and work. We will provide resources to charitable, educational, and civic outreach efforts that parallel our mission of social outreach, financial education and building better communities.
Preference will be given to requests that:
- Are located within our market area
- Fulfill a recognized need and benefit the community
- Are members in good standing
- Organizations we have assisted in years past
We will not consider:
- Operating or administrative costs
- Any group that represents a conflict of interest with White Sands Federal Credit Union
- Organizations practicing unlawful discriminatory practices
- Individual participation in a sports activity or pageant
- Religious groups for religious purposes
- Political lobbying or campaigns
- Trips or tours
- Capital campaigns*
- Exceptions may include long-standing relationships with partner organizations
How to request a donation
All requests must be submitted on an official White Sands Federal Credit Union Donation Request form. Applications must be made at least two weeks in advance of funding to be eligible for consideration.
Submitting a request
- Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail – White Sands Federal Credit Union, c/o Donation Request, 2755 N. Main Las Cruces, NM 88001
- In Person - Bring your application to any White Sands Federal Credit Union Branch
If your donation does not meet the requirements, you will be advised upon the receipt of your request. If it does meet the requirements, your request will be evaluated based on the information you provide.
If possible, White Sands Federal Credit Union requests that we receive exposure in return for the donation. This exposure may include our logo in printed material, verbal acknowledgment of donation, representation at applicable events, display of our banners, product brochure display, booth/table at event, naming rights at applicable event, etc.
If you have any questions, please contact us at (800) 658-9933.
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Equal Housing Lender
We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
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