Community Action

Community Action advocates for volunteerism, provides financial education and furthers the Credit Union’s vision of creating value for the Members, Team Members and Communities we serve.


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Centra Team Members love getting involved in their Communities. Each year, we volunteer at various local non-profits to help them further their mission.

United Way Workplace Campaign

Each year, Centra Credit Union supports local United Way agencies through our workplace campaign. More than 290 Team Members pledged their contribution to support the work of the United Way in 2023. Together, Centra raised a total of $104,832.50 for our local United Way agencies!


2023 Donations to Local United Ways

Brown County Community Foundation – $520.00

Decatur County United Fund – $765.00

United Way of Jackson County – $3,932.50

United Way Jefferson County -$650.00

United Way of Jennings County -$1,000.00

Metro United Way – $13,631.50

Shelby County United Fund -$975.00

United Way of Bartholomew County – $78,562.25

United Way of Central Indiana – $650.00

United Way of Scott County -$2,356.25

United Way of Chautauqua County – $162.50

United Way of Tar River Region- $552.50

United Way of Johnson County – $1,075.00


Total donations = $104,832.50!

United Way’s Corporate Advocate Award

Centra Credit Union was awarded the Corporate Advocate Award at the United Way of Bartholomew County’s annual meeting! This award is reserved for businesses in the community who work relentlessly to lift up and give support to those who don’t feel heard.

Centra giving back

43 non-profits receive grants

Each year, Centra Team Members come together to donate $2,500 grants to local non-profits as part of our Team Member Nominated Donations. This program supported more than 40 local non-profits this year and helps us live out our vision of creating value for the Communities Centra serves. Learn which non-profits received grants below.


2023 Donations to Local Non-Profits

26th Street: Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention – ASAP Hub – $2,500

501 Washington St. and 46 West: Sans Souci – $5,000

Salem: Outside the Walls – $2,500

Accounting: Schneck Foundation – Kayaking for Cancer – $2,500

Jeffersonville: Center for Lay Ministries – $2,500

Seymour: Anchor House – $2,500

Marketing and Member Experience: Council for Youth Development Bartholomew County – $2,500

Whitakers: Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson Community Action, Inc. – $2,500

Jamestown: Community Helping Hands – $2,500

CFS Title: KIC-IT – $2,500

Scottsburg Walmart: Scott County Partnership: Learn, Work, Live – $2,500

Facilities: Community Center of Hope Food Pantry – $2,500

New Albany: Family and Children’s Place – $2,500

Consumer Lending Operations: Speranza House – $2,500

Clarksville: BAYA (Beautiful As You Are) – $2,500

Carmel: Prevail – $2,500

Greensburg: Champions of Youth – $2,500

Risk Management and Internal Audit: Wayside Inn – $2,500

Sellersburg: Hope of Southern Indiana – $2,500

Central Retail and Mortgage Loan Originators: Bartholomew County Humane Society – $2,500

Edinburgh: Ivy Tech Foundation (Student Assistance Emergency Fund) – $2,500

Shadeland: Tech Point Foundation for Youth – $2,500

Madison: Jefferson County United Way – $2,500

Shelbyville: Blue River Community Foundation – $2,500

Contact Center/ITM/Digital Branch: NAACP- Columbus Chapter – $2,500

River Ridge: The Center for Women and Families of Southern Indiana – $2,500

State Street: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana – $2,500

Southern Region Sales Team – Retail Leadership, MLOs, BS (Southern): Open Door Youth Services – $2,500

Mortgage Operations and Mortgage Servicing: Our Hospice of South Central Indiana – $2,500

Scottsburg: Ride for a Cure – $2,500

Fraud and Loss Mitigation: Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center – $2,500

Finance/Business Analytics: Family Ark – $2,500

North Vernon: Jennings County Coordinating Council – $2,500

Business Services – Central and Team Deposit Ops/Transaction processing/Card Services: Turning Point Domestic Violence Services- $5,000

Nashville: Brown County Indiana Habitat for Humanity – $2,500

IT: REACH Columbus Inc. – $2,500

TME: Columbus Firemen’s Cheer Fund – $2,500

Corydon: Harrison County Youth Advocacy Center – $2,500

National Road Retail: Horizon House Homeless Shelter – $2,500

Charlestown: Kiwanis Club of North Clark Community – $2,500

CFS: Su Casa – $2,500

Centra Board: Gleaners Food Bank – $2,500

Executive Team: Firefly Children & Family Alliance – $2,500

Total grants = $112,500!