Guidelines

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union accepts sponsorship requests from community organizations in these counties: Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties in Tennessee; and Catoosa, Dade and Walker Counties in Georgia.

Before submitting an application, please review our guidelines: 

  • Consideration is given to local civic, charitable or economic organizations within TVFCU’s service area
  • Organizations must provide a benefit to the community or credit union membership base
  • The requesting organization, event or program must be aligned with TVFCU’s community outreach focus and values
  • Sponsorship openings are limited and may not be renewed from year to year
  • We generally not contribute to individuals, church or religious organizations, political/partisan endorsements, classroom field trips, beauty pageants, recreational sport programs or organizations outside of our service area
  • We generally contribute to only one event per organization within the same year
  • TVFCU branches must maintain design and signage guidelines, which generally prohibit businesses or other organizations from placing signage or conducting charitable drives at any of our locations
  • We do not discriminate according to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disabilities or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws

Procedures

Please follow these procedures to ensure a timely response to your sponsorship request:

  • All sponsorship requests must be submitted in writing by completing TVFCU’s Community Outreach Application form
  • Please submit your request by submitting your sponsorship request at least 30 days prior to event so we have 30 days to review it
  • Email your completed application to sarah.sherfey@tvfcu.com or mail to: TVFCU, Marketing/Community, P.O. Box 23967, Chattanooga, TN 37422
  • Properly submitted requests will receive a response from the credit union with a determination to approve or decline the request
  • Submission of this form does not guarantee approval or sponsorship
  • Our fiscal year begins January 1 and ends December 31

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