For more than seven decades, the Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union has provided exemplary service to generations of Orange County families. The philosophy of “People Helping People” has remained constant through the years. OCTFCU provides financial, leadership, and volunteer support to a broad range of community and education organizations. From 2001—2005, OCTFCU donated $1.8M to groups such as the Discovery Science Center, Ocean Institute, Academic Decathlon and Pentathlon and to K-12 school districts throughout Orange County. In 2003, OCTFCU created a non-profit Education Foundation in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education, to support core educational programs by awarding grants to public and private schools, awarding 46 in the first two years. Institutions of higher learning have also greatly benefited with gifts. Many OCTFCU executives commit hundreds of hours of volunteer time each year as leaders on nonprofit Boards setting the example for strong participation of the OCTFCU workforce in philanthropic endeavors. OCTFCU is an Outstanding Business providing extraordinary support to improve the lives of a vast number of residents across the region.