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Cornerstone Community Commitment


Discover how Cornerstone CFCU’s sponsorships help our community.

Sponsor of the Rustic Buffalo Shop and Sip

November 12 – 14, 2021

Cornerstone is excited to sponsor this extraordinary holiday event to support the Palace Theater! 

Join us at the Palace Theater with over 110 local artisans, a 50/50 giveaway, silent auction, and live Christmas music!

Admission is $5 and all proceeds go to benefit the Palace Theatre. Tickets are available at the door.

Apply for our 2022 Scholarship Program!

Heading to college in the fall? Cornerstone Community FCU has partnered with the New York Credit Union Association (NYCUA) to offer our graduating Seniors a 2022 College Scholarship!

Be sure to submit your application through the link below. Applications will be scored by the NYCUA, taking into account the applicant’s academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and essay quality.

The application deadline is January 7, 2022. Apply today!

Applicants are required to submit a Credit Union Verification Code along with their application. Please email or call 716.434.2290 for the code.

Community Donations

Cornerstone Board of Directors made 4 community donations in the amount of $3,500 to area nonprofits:

Visit the Aquarium of Niagara!

As a proud sponsor of the Aquarium of Niagara, we would like to encourage you to plan a trip and visit the Rescued Harbor Seals and more!


Food Drive and Chicken BBQ Day at Cornerstone

July 26, 2020

  • 800 Cannned goods donated
  • $2600 raised
  • Benefits went to the Niagara County Food Pantries

Community Cornerstone

In partnership with Country 106.5 WYRK, Community Cornerstone is a monthly award recognizing individual’s passion for volunteering and giving.

Congratulations to our monthly Community Cornerstone’s and the nonprofits that received the $500 donation!

January: Pam Brauer:
Covenant United Church of Christ

February: Linda Hepler:
Hope Before Heaven

March: Debbie Cordone:
Fantastic Friends

April: Lee Pierce:
Wisdom Farms

May: Shannon McCrory-Churchill:
Cradle Beach

June: Richard Snyder:
Family Help Center

July: Allegra Perna:
Sleep in Heavenly Peace

August: Chris Krieger:
WNY Heroes

September: Olivia Gonyea:
Olivia’s Bears

Current Programs & Events

Generous Jeans

See our employees wearing jeans on Fridays? Employees are asked to donate $2 each Friday to dress down. All proceeds are donated to the previous month’s Community Cornerstone selected non profit.  October donations are given to support WNY Heroes. 

Cornerstone Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 29 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
6485 S. Transit Rd., Lockport, NY 14094

Gather your little ghosts and goblins and join us for an afternoon of Trick or Treating at Cornerstone! Open to children of all ages, this year’s Trunk or Treat will be held in the parking lot of our Transit Road location! We can’t wait to see you there!

*This is a free event

FeedMore WNY Meal Delivery & Food Drive

We are looking for volunteers to deliver meals to those in need in Niagara Falls, Lockport, Lewiston, and/or Wheatfield on weekdays between 10:30-12:30 p.m

All items collected from our October food drive will be donated to FeedMore WNY

If you are interested in volunteering or for more information, visit or email

Past Programs & Events

Mighty Niagara Half Marathon – presenting sponsor

Thank you to all volunteers and our very own Cornerstone Team who helped at the Mighty Niagara Half Marathon and 5K Dash this October! It was an amazing event and a wonderful opportunity to raise proceeds for Niagara Hospice!

We are humbled to take part in a community event to support an organization that is dedicated to bettering the lives of others. Niagara Hospice, thank you for all you do!

Hope to have you join us next year!

Miracle Jeans Month

Our Miracle Jeans fundraiser yielded outstanding results!

A grand total of $5,095.67 was raised for Oishei Children’s Hospital as a result of the generous donations made by the Cornerstone Team and our membership!

Chicken BBQ and Food Drive supporting NIACAP

Cornerstone Team raised $1,470 to donate to Niagara Community Action Program, Inc. In addition to the 300 cans of food to donate.

Donation Submissions

To fulfill our philanthropic goal of supporting area nonprofits, Cornerstone will consider all charitable donation requests that align with our core values and mission.

  • All requests must be submitted at least six (6) weeks prior to the event.
  • The online donation form must be filled out completely for your request to be considered.
  • A member of the Marketing Team will respond to your request within 7 business days.