Elevations Local Change
A little giving back creates big Local Change.
Want your extra change to really add up? As an Elevations Credit Union member, you can opt in to the Elevations Local Change program and automatically donate the change from your debit card purchases to the Elevations Foundation. This 501(c)3 nonprofit organization provides scholarships to college-bound Colorado high school seniors and community grants to local nonprofit organizations.
Enroll in Elevations Local Change
Commonly Asked Questions
You may enroll in Elevations Local Change by completing the form above, visiting a branch or calling us.
You can enroll in Elevations Local Change if you have a personal Elevations checking account. Transactions posted using the debit card associated with your enrolled checking account will be rounded up when the transaction posts. Each day, a single donation for the cumulative amount posted the prior day through Elevations Local Change will be transferred from your checking account to Elevations Foundation.
Donations made to Elevations Foundation through Elevations Local Change may be tax deductible. Please check with your qualified tax advisor. Donations will appear on your monthly account statement, and you will receive a year-end tax donation statement.
Each day, a single donation for the cumulative amount posted the prior day through Elevations Local Change will be transferred from your checking account to Elevations Foundation.
For example, if you have three transactions for $1.75 each that are posted on Monday, those three transactions will all be rounded up to $2, and a single donation of $0.75 will be transferred to Elevations Foundation on Tuesday.
Yes. Each day that you have at least one transaction posted on your debit card, you will see one cumulative amount posted the following day with the transaction description “Withdrawal ElevFdn Charity.”
You can set a monthly donation cap of any amount. After you reach the cap, no additional donations will be made. If you haven’t hit your monthly cap yet but a transaction will result in exceeding the cap, a partial roundup will be donated from that transaction to meet your monthly cap. When your monthly cap is reached, transactions will not be rounded up until the next month.
Yes, you have the option to set a monthly donation cap. You may change the cap at any time by contacting us.
No, you do not need a new debit card to enroll. If you currently have a debit card, you may use that card to enroll in this program. If you do not have a debit card, please contact us.
"I am grateful for this opportunity to continue my education and move a step closer to achieving my dreams." –Javier Jimenez, Elevations Foundation scholarship recipient