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Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

Monday, May 29

California Coast Credit Union branch and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. We will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 30 with regular business hours.

Summer Getaway? Add a Travel Notification to Your Cal Coast Online Account

Planning your next vacation is easier than ever with Cal Coast Online’s Travel Notification feature! Setting up your travel notifications ahead of time helps us monitor your card activity and prevent unnecessary interruptions during your trip.

To add a travel notification:

  1. Log in to Online Banking
  2. Select Card Control, then Travel Notification
  3. Provide the dates and destination of your trip and the best phone number to reach you.

Travel notifications can take up to 1 business day to process. We recommend adding your travel notifications at least 2 business days prior to your trip to ensure continuous service.

Change of plans? No problem! You can view and cancel your scheduled travel plans all within Cal Coast Online. For more information on travel notifications, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Enjoy your trip!

Support us Every Time You Shop at AmazonSmile


When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to the Cal Coast Cares Foundation, which provides scholarships for local students and grants for educators. Click here and start shopping today.

 

Miracle Month of May

A Few Reasons to Give to Rady Children’s—The Numbers Say it All

In the fiscal year of 2016, Rady Children’s:  

  • Provided care to 219,428 children.
  • Conducted trauma counseling to 719 children and parents at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families.  
  • Cared for 287 newly diagnosed cancer patients, attended to 18,000 outpatient visits and performed 19 blood and marrow transplants.    
  • Performed 472 heart surgeries, attended to 20,647 outpatient visits and performed seven heart transplants.
  • Provided care for 64,234 visits to the orthopedic and rehabilitation clinics, including the 360 Sports Medicine program.


Your donation for a Miracle Balloon at any California Coast branch or through our Member Service Center at (877) 495-1000 will help Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego continue to touch the lives of children.

Be the difference in a child’s life, make your donation today!

Educator Grant Applications Now Available - Deadline Extended

Due June 30, 2017

Background
The purpose of the Cal Coast Cares Foundation Educator Grants is to provide teachers working in K-12 public schools or community colleges in San Diego County or South Riverside County with monetary support to further their efforts in teaching any of the STREAM fields (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

Eligibility Requirements
Funding is intended to empower teachers to incorporate new teaching techniques, purchase needed equipment and materials and improve the performance of their students in any STREAM-related academic disciplines. Grants are awarded for projects that have clear objectives, a strong evaluation component and indicate heavy student involvement with a goal of enhanced learning outcomes. Grants allow teachers the opportunity to improve the conditions of teaching and learning in their classrooms. Following are additional eligibility requirements:

  • Must be teaching in K-12, public school, or community college in San Diego or South Riverside counties.
  • Project must be STREAM related (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts or Math).
  • Must demonstrate a compelling need.
  • Must have well-defined, measurable and realistic objectives and goals.
  • Clear and realistic evaluation plan.
  • Realistic, detailed and clear budget for the project.

Use of Funds
Funds can be used to purchase equipment, project materials and other items that do not fall in the categories below:

Ineligible Items

  • Routine school supplies, such as pens, pencils or paper
  • Field trip expenses
  • Transportation costs
  • Teacher salaries, compensation and/or incentives
  • Teacher training/development program expenses
  • Evaluation/Reports

Award recipients are required to submit a report to the Cal Coast Cares Foundation specifying how funds were used and how the scholarship impacted and improved classroom learning. This report is due within six months of receipt of funds or one month after the school year.

Selection Committee
The selection committee is made up of Cal Coast Cares Board members. Selection criteria include:

  1. Meeting eligibility requirements as outlined above
  2. Clarity and quality of the application
  3. Educator credentials and experience
  4. The need (financial, teacher and student needs)
  5. Project impact and relevance in STREAM areas
  6. Agree to submit a report within a year of the grant award
  7. Agree to allow Cal Coast to use grant project outcomes and stories in various Cal Coast community education and promotional communications
  8. A total of $10,000 will be awarded in 2017 with grants ranging from $500 to $2,000

Please review guidelines carefully before applying.

Educator Grant Application      Educator Grant FAQs

Enjoy 40% Off Papa John's Pizza

Attention pizza lovers! Members can now enjoy 40% off all regular menu price orders at Papa John's! To take advantage of this offer, enter promo code: CALCOAST40 at papajohns.com. Offer valid through 12/31/17 at participating San Diego Papa John's locations.

Discounted Tickets To The San Diego Zoo

Cal Coast is proud to offer our members an exciting benefit: A special, members-only discounted admission to the world-famous San Diego Zoo or Safari Park. See discount coupon for terms and conditions.

Student Loan Program Expanded

Now Offering The Parent Loan for California Coast by Sallie Mae®
For parents or loved ones with students attending degree-granting institutions

If you’re looking to pay for all or part of your student’s education, California Coast has partnered with Sallie Mae to offer the Parent Loan featuring competitive interest rates and the flexibility of two repayment options.
Click here for more information. 

Note: Students aren’t eligible to be a borrower or cosigner for the Sallie Mae Parent Loan. Borrowers, cosigners and students must be US citizens or permanent residents.

Important Security Reminder

In an effort to help our members safeguard their personal information, we would like to share an important security reminder.

California Coast does not communicate with members through text messaging (other than mobile banking commands, online banking passcodes and eAlerts), and will not ask you to call or click a link to verify your personal financial information. If you receive a suspicious text message or email, please do not open the email, click on the links, or call the phone number.

If you receive a suspicious text, delete it immediately and no further action is required. If you have clicked on a suspicious text message link, opened an unusual California Coast email, and/or called a suspicious phone number and provided your personal information, please contact Cal Coast's Fraud Department at (877) 495-1600 extension 1665.

For more information on account security and how to protect yourself from fraud, visit calcoastcu.org/security.htm.
 
At Cal Coast Credit Union, we're always looking out for your best interest. The safety and security of your identity and accounts are our top priority.

Thank you,

California Coast Credit Union

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