Local roots that still hold true. Since 1950.

AmeriCU values the importance of giving back to the communities where we live and work, it is part of who we are. Credit unions were built on the belief of people helping people and at AmeriCU we are here to help support our community; the heart of the credit union mission. AmeriCU’s commitment to give, volunteer, and support local organizations inspires us to grow our efforts each year. 

Supported Groups and Categories

AmeriCU is dedicated to creating meaningful connections to make our communities stronger and have the greatest impact on our members. In doing so, AmeriCU’s Charitable giving is focused on  Active Duty and Veterans, Economic Development, Educational Literacy and Social Programs and Services.


Active Duty & Veterans

AmeriCU gives back to the armed-forces to honor and express our gratitude for their services with a focus on organizations that support active duty, retired from service, in the reserves, or veterans of the U.S.

Economic Development

Economic Development

AmeriCU seeks to improve the overall economic wellbeing in our community with a focus on stimulating growth, and longterm prosperity.

Financial Literacy

Educational Literacy

AmeriCU promotes educational programs and initiatives with a focus on financial literacy.

Social Programs And Services

Social Programs & Services

AmeriCU strives to reduce barriers to access resources and opportunities in our community, with a focus on improving quality of life.

Community Requests

AmeriCU is fully committed to fostering growth and success within the communities we serve. We believe that giving back to our community in way of sponsorships, grants, in-kind donations and volunteering, reflects the three pillars that are important to AmeriCU of taking care of our members, our community, and teammates.



Request for funds that are tied to a specific event or activity that supports an organizations general fundraising in the communities we serve.



Request for funding for project, program or piece of equipment that makes a specific impact on an organization and in the communities we serve.

AmeriCU Volunteerism


Request for AmeriCU teammates to volunteer and make a positive impact at an organization or event.

In Kind Donations


Request for donated items to help support a fundraising event or activity.

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Locations + ATMs

Wherever you are, you’re never far from AmeriCU! With 20 Financial Centers throughout Central and Northern New York, over 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, and access to a nationwide Shared Branching network, we make it easy to connect. 

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Each year at our Annual Meeting, the membership of the credit union votes for members who will serve as Directors on our seven member, all-volunteer Board of Directors.

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Join AmeriCU on Friday, February 23 at the Comets Hockey Game for an evening of family-friendly fun. This event will bring together fans, players, and the community for an evening filled with excitement and hockey.

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AmeriCU Game Night at Utica Comets

AmeriCU is excited to be the presenting sponsor for this home game. Make sure you stop by the AmeriCU table to say hi and receive a fun giveaway. 

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