Hiway Credit Union Foundation awards $75,000 in Community Impact Grants

ST. PAUL, MINN. (December 20, 2022) — The Hiway Credit Union Foundation recently completed its 2022 Community Impact Grant process by awarding $75,000 to 22 Twin Cities Area charitable organizations.

“The Hiway Foundation supports charitable organizations whose work closely aligns with at least one of the Foundation’s five priority funding focus areas which are Community and Economic Development, DEI, Housing, Hunger Relief or Informal Education,” said Christine Cordell, Hiway Credit Union’s Senior Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness and Hiway Credit Union Foundation Board Chair. ” We are honored to be able to support these 22 organizations whose work covers a wide range of programs and provides assistance to a diverse community.”

The 22 organizations awarded a Hiway Credit Union Foundation Community Impact Grant are;

Neighborhood House Minnesota State Horticultural Society
Urban Boat Builders Open Hands Midway, Inc.
Spare Key The Aliveness Project
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation Reach for Resources, Inc.
Mind the GAPP Inver Hills Community College Foundation
Exodus Financial Services dba Exodus Lending My Very Own Bed
Midwest Special Services Centennial Community Food Shelf /Powerpack program
Amherst Wilder Foundation Minnesota Alliance With Youth
Girls Dream Code Neighborhood Development Center
Tickets for Kids Every Meal dba The Sheridan Story
Project DIVA STEAM Academy

Hiway Foundation Community Impact Grants ranged between $500 to $5,000 and grants were awarded based on the applicant potential community impact and the organization’s eligibility and needs.

About Hiway Credit Union Foundation

Founded in 2018, the Hiway Credit Union Foundation provides another avenue for Hiway Credit Union to provide financial success “On the Road of Life.” Since its inception, the foundation has provided funding to deserving organizations who work to further financial literacy and has awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships to worthy students in Hiway’s home communities. For more information, or to make or request a contribution, please visit


Hiway Credit Union was founded in 1931 to serve the employees of the Minnesota Highway

Department. Today, Hiway serves an expanded member base, with over 80,000 members in Minnesota and nationwide, registers $1.7 billion in assets and welcomes new membership from individuals and small businesses. Hiway offers its members unparalleled service and value “on the road of life” through lower loan rates, higher savings rates and fewer and lower fees. Hiway also operates four high school branches at Como, Harding, Highland and Johnson High Schools in St. Paul. For more information about Hiway, visit


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