Teachers! Get up to $200 Reimbursed for Your Qualified Expenses!

The Educator Empowerment Grant

At Pathways Financial Credit Union, we understand that teachers are the backbone of our communities, shaping the future one lesson at a time. That's why we're thrilled to introduce the Educator Empowerment Grant—a special initiative designed to support your dedication to education!

Grant Benefits

Up to $200 Reimbursement

As a token of our appreciation, we're offering to reimburse teachers up to $200 towards the purchase of school supplies.

But wait, there's more! Teachers can earn an additional $50 by opening a Swipe2Save checking account and completing one of the following within 60 days of opening:

  • Complete one (1) direct deposit of at least $100 or more, OR
  • Complete ten (10) debit card transactions (ATM transactions excluded). Exclusions apply.

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Grant Eligibility

Educator Empowerment, Year After Year

Annual Grant Eligibility

  • Teachers are eligible for one grant per school year to help lighten the load of out-of-pocket expenses.

Referral Bonus

  • If you apply for a grant in the second year, refer another qualified teacher to be eligible for this incredible opportunity!

*Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Eligible Supply List

At Pathways, we are committed to empowering educators by supporting them with the resources they need to create enriching learning environments. Eligible items for reimbursement include:

  • Paper: Various types including writing, printing, and construction paper.
  • Pencils: Standard graphite, colored pencils, and mechanical pencils.
  • Markers: Dry erase, permanent, and washable markers suitable for educational purposes.
  • Pens: Ballpoint, gel, fountain, and felt-tip pens.
  • Crayons: Wax and plastic crayons in assorted colors.
  • Classroom Decorations: Educational posters, motivational banners, and thematic decorative items that enhance the learning environment.
  • Educational Games: Board games, puzzles, and interactive tools that promote learning and engagement in core subjects.
  • Books: Fiction and non-fiction titles, reference books, and textbooks that support curriculum goals.
  • Binders: To manage notes, worksheets, and classroom resources.
  • Technology-Related Expenses: This includes basic supplies like USB drives, mouse pads, and headphones, as well as accessories that facilitate technology in the classroom.

*Please note that the grant does not cover consumable food items, such as snacks or drinks.

Invest in your classroom with these essential tools and help pave the way for a brighter educational journey for your students. 

Apply now by filling out the form below and make the most of this opportunity to enrich your teaching and your students' learning experience. 


Application For Reimbursement

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    *Pathways reserves the right to end or extend this offer at any time. School teachers must submit grant application and provide a copy of receipts for eligible items only. To qualify for additional $50 bonus, teachers must open Swipe2Save checking account and complete one of the following within 60 days of account opening. 

    • Complete one (1) direct deposit of at least $100 or more, OR
    • Complete ten (10) debit card transactions (ATM transactions excluded). Exclusions apply.

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