Elevations Local Change
Donate your change for local COVID-19 relief. We’ll match it.
Enrolling your debit card in Elevations Local Change is a simple way to give back. Your purchases get rounded up to the nearest dollar, and the extra change goes to our Community Relief Fund with a matching donation from Elevations. Because giving back should be that simple.
Where your donation goes this month.
Mountain States Children’s Home
During the pandemic, Mountain States Children’s Home has experienced a substantial decrease in donations. Your donation will support this Longmont-based organization as it helps families and children in crisis.
Realities for Children
Realities for Children provides for the unmet and ongoing support needs of children in Northern Colorado who have been abused or neglected, or are at risk. Now, more than ever, this nonprofit needs financial support and specific items.
Elevations Local Change details:
If you have an Elevations debit card, you can be a part of Elevations Local Change (just let us know(opens in a new window) if you need a new debit card)
When enrolled, transactions made with your debit card are rounded up to the nearest dollar
Each day, the total change from the previous day's transactions will be securely deposited to Elevations Foundation as a single donation
Elevations Foundation will channel your donations through the end of 2020 to its Community Relief Fund, going to two designated organizations each month supporting those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in our community
Elevations Credit Union will match your Local Change donations through the end of 2020
You can set a monthly donation cap, and you may change the cap at any time
Your donation may be tax deductible; please check with your qualified tax advisor
Enroll in Elevations Local Change
About the Elevations Community Relief Fund.
Since March 2020, the Elevations Community Relief Fund has provided more than $150,000. Elevations Foundation maximizes your donation through partnerships with local organizations that are delivering funds and support to first responders, medical staff and their families, and those directly impacted by COVID-19.Your donations will provide support to impacted individuals and families in our community. These funds will work to mitigate the crisis across the northern Front Range in three areas: Northern Colorado, Boulder County and Southeast of Boulder County. Plus, Elevations Credit Union will match all donations made this year that each penny goes even further.
“Your leadership and generosity in addressing these current challenges will make a vital difference for our community and for our health care colleagues.” - Erica Siemers, Regional Executive Director, UC Health Foundation Northern Colorado
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(opens in a new window).
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(opens in a new window).