Community Giving

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Sponsorships

  • Supporting programs and organizations that remove barriers to learning, particularly in regard to youth and financial education.
  • All requests must come from charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in one of the 27 Oregon counties we serve.
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SPARK! Creative Learning Grants

  • Grants up to $1,000 awarded to help K-12 educators get underfunded projects that spark something new off the ground.
  • Eligible for all K-12 educators at schools in 27 counties SELCO serves.
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Scholarships

  • 19 $2,500 scholarships available for eligible graduating high school seniors.
  • $5,000 scholarship in honor of longtime educator/SELCO board member.

Resources

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The Financial Mistakes of Our 20s and 30s

Start saving for retirement when you get your first job and you’ll develop a healthy savings habit that will serve you well down the road.

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Renting as a College Student

Moving out on your own is exciting. But first, there are some key questions you need to ask and precautions you need to take before signing the lease agreement.

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6 Apps To Help Kick-Start the School Year

As your children prepare to go back to school this fall—in person or remotely—give them a head start with these helpful apps.

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The Ins and Outs of Credit

Credit is an integral part of your financial power, and fully understanding how it works will help you build a solid history that will open doors and advance your goals.

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