FOCUS Foundation



The FOCUS (For Our Children's Ultimate Success) Foundation was formed in January 2005 by Coastal Community And Teachers Credit Union. Management, Staff and Board recognized the need for support of the youth in our community which includes Aransas, Duval, Jim Wells, Kleberg, Nueces and San Patricio Counties.

Since its inception, the program has awarded over $169,000 to over 100 schools and organizations that assist the youth by providing uniforms, school supplies, after school or educational programs and more.

Incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas in October 2007, the FOCUS Foundation is now a 501(c)3 tax exempt corporation. Your donations help to provide a brighter tomorrow for the children of today – Our Future!

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide resources throughout our communities that enable educators to teach and our children to learn.

Annual Fundraisers

CCATCU raises funds throughout the year in support of the FOCUS Foundation.  In addition to candy sales and raffles, the Credit Union holds a Walk/Run and a Waffle Breakfast.

Steppin Up & Out/Howdy Daze

Waffle Breakfast/Kids Got Talent

Read Aloud

The FOCUS Foundation is a proud campaign partner of the Read Aloud 15 Minutes that stresses the importance of reading to young children every day. Why read aloud? Research shows that reading aloud is the single most important thing you can do to help a child prepare for reading and learning. It stimulates language and brain development, builds knowledge, instills a love of reading and creates a bond between parent and child. Join the 15 Minutes Movement!

Who's Your Superhero?

Tell us how someone from your school district has made an impact on you and they could win $250!  Simply complete the application and submit it.  It's that easy!

Sponsored by the FOCUS Foundation and Coastal Community And Teachers Credit Union.  Must be a school district employee within Nueces, Brooks, Aransas, Duval, Jim Wells, Kleberg or San Patricio county school districts.  Weekly winners will receive $250, a $50 dining gift card, a certificate and treat filled candy dish.  Valid thru May, 2019.  Completed applications must be received by end of day on Thursday of each week.  Applications received after the deadline will be included in the following week.  Applications accepted through Thursday, May 23rd.  Final Campus Champion of the week will be announced the week of May 27th. 

Campus Champion Nomination Form

Stretch a Mind and Change a Mind

Did you know that teachers can apply for a grant to take their class on a field trip?  Whether learning about science, history or anything else, the FOCUS Foundation can help.  These are available for a limited time only so apply today!

Field Trip Grant Application


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