American Heritage Credit Union announces First Front Door program for first-time homebuyers will open March 16, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 6, 2020) — American Heritage Credit Union (American Heritage) is again partnering with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh to offer members up to $5,000 in grants through the First Front Door program. The program will officially be open on March 16, 2020. These grants are designed to help first-time homebuyers with down payments and closing costs associated with the purchase and financing of a home.  For every $1 contributed, qualified homebuyers could receive up to $3 in First Front Door (FFD) grant assistance, up to a maximum of $5,000.

American Heritage is now accepting mortgage pre-qualifications and applications for the annual First Front Door program.  American Heritage also provides its members with the Home Connections program, in which eligible members can earn up to a 10% reward when they finance their new home through the Credit Union’s realtor, American Heritage Realty.

“We are pleased to provide unique programs to our members to help them realize the dream of home ownership,” states President & CEO Bruce K. Foulke.  “Our mortgage team is pleased to partner with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh again in our efforts to help our members start their home ownership journey on the right foot.  Our American Heritage Realty team will provide stellar service and additional rewards for those members who are embarking on this home ownership journey.”

Interested first-time homebuyers can learn more about earning up to a $5,000 grand through the First Front Door program, as well as the 10% reward Home Connection program, by visiting  In addition to applying for a mortgage pre-qualification, members can also learn more about our Home Connection program and also download our Homebuyers’ Guide.  Although the American Heritage Credit Union First Front Door program formally starts on March 16, 2020, grant funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so members are encouraged to contact us early.

About American Heritage Credit Union

American Heritage Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than $4.8 billion in assets serving more than 800 Workplace Partners and more than 310,000 members, with more than 35 locations across Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, and Camden Counties. Founded in 1948, American Heritage Credit Union is now one of the top 75 largest credit unions in the United States and named Pennsylvania’s 2023 Best-in-State Credit Union by Forbes. For more information about American Heritage Credit Union please visit


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