Coast Central Credit Union has announced that the fall 2019 round of its CCCU Dean G. Christensen Community Investment Program is now open.

A total of $100,000 is available to support local organizations throughout its tri-county area. Grant amounts range from $3,000 to $25,000.

The giving program was created in 2008, and since then has awarded a total of over $1.2 million to 120 organizations throughout Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. Recent grant recipients have included Family Resource Center of the Redwoods, Humboldt Senior Resource Center and Lewiston Community Services District.

Applications may be obtained online at under the Community tab, or by contacting Coast Central’s VP of Marketing and Communications Colleen Toste at 707-445-8801, ext. 309, or

The deadline is Aug. 30 to Humboldt Area Foundation. A committee comprised of credit union staff will review all completed applications and then make recommendations to Coast Central’s Board of Directors, who ultimately approves the grants.

More information can be found at


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