Our mission is to help our members achieve financial success by providing them with the highest level of personalized service.
As a credit union we are here not only to provide financial services to our members, but to also support the communities in which we live. Our Ukrainian-American Community Foundation sponsors and supports various community events throughout the year.
We invite you to explore our News and Events page to learn more about how our credit union together with its foundation serves its communities in more ways than just interest.
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Ukrainian-American Community Foundation
Since its inception in 2010, the Ukrainian-American Community Foundation, Inc. has donated more than $320,000 to help support an array of community, cultural, humanitarian, and educational initiatives. It has also awarded nearly $150,000 in undergraduate and graduate-level scholarships.
In addition to Ukrainian FCU, other scholarship donors included Selfreliance Association of Rochester, Ukrainian Civic Center, the Diaczenko-Szostak family in memory of Wasyl and Anna Diaczenko, Rochester Ukrainian Group, Walter Denysenko, Wasyl and Anna Kornylo, Connie DiNicola and Ken Harzynski, owners of EZ Income Tax Service Acquisition, LLC, and Dr. Christine Hoshowsky.
The UAC Foundation also provided donations to: The Bob & Louise Slaughter Foundation, US-Ukraine Foundation, Nazareth College-Ukrainian Partnership Program, Ukrainian History and Education Center, InterVol, Irondequoit Public Library Foundation, Maranata Missionary Organization, Inc., Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) School Council, Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation, Ukrainian Cultural Center of Rochester, UCC-ROC Maidan, Ukrainian Free University, Ukrainian World Congress, United Ukrainian Relief Committee of America, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, UCCA-Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), Ukrainian-American Veterans, Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus, World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations, Skalny Center for Polish & East European Studies, The Ukrainian Patriarchal Society in the USA, Ukrainian-American Freedom Foundation, Ukrainian Language Society and Habitat for Humanity.
The UAC Foundation, Inc. looks forward to continuing its mission of serving as a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable institutional structure for the Ukrainian Federal Credit Union for many years to come. Serving on the UAC Foundation Board of Directors are:
Dr. Evhen Lylak, President
Barbara Gutierrez, 1st Vice-Pres.
Wasyl Kornylo, 2nd Vice-Pres.
Tamara Denysenko, Treasurer
Galina Dyakiv, Secretary
Yaroslav Fatyak, Member
Bohdan Zakharchyshyn, Member
Volodymyr Otvaruchin, Member
Alexander Oryshkevych, Member
For more information on establishing named and/or memorial Graduate Scholarships as part of the UAC Foundation Inc. program, please write to UACFoundation@ukrainianfcu.org.