Earn cash for your participating school!
It's easy when you add a School Pride Debit Card to your checking account.
Not only will you fundraise for your school every time you swipe your debit card, you'll also get a special card design to show off your school pride!
How It Works
- Have a Pelican checking account. Don’t have one yet? Apply online in minutes!1
Add a School Pride Debit Card to your checking account—it doesn’t matter which Pelican checking account you have! You can:
Visit a branch near you to have one issued to you on the spot
Use your debit card like you normally would. That's it! Participating schools will receive:
5 cents each time you swipe if they have 1-499 active cards
10 cents each time you swipe if they have 500+ active cards
Spread the Word to Help Teachers
Once your school reaches 250 cards, Pelican will donate $50 Visa® Cards to up to 50 classrooms—that's up to $2,500 straight into the pockets of teachers at your school!2
Magnet Academy for Cultural Arts
Beau Chêne High School
Opelousas Jr. High School
Slaughter Community Charter High School
Washington Career and Technical Education Center
Wossman High School
Don't see your school? Submit a request and we will reach out to your school's principal!
Request a School Pride Debit Card
Refer Your School
1Pelican State CU membership and checking account required to have a School Pride Debit Card. If you are not a Pelican member, you must be eligible to open a primary savings account with Pelican to become one. The deposit to open a primary savings account starts at a minimum of $10 ($5 to join + $5 minimum balance). A primary savings account and a minimum deposit of $25 is required to open a Pelican checking account. You must be 13 years or older to have a Pelican checking account and debit card. Qualifying transactions are point-of-sale debit card transactions of $5 or more, not including ATM transactions, and transfer between accounts, made with a School Pride Debit Card. Partner organizations will receive 5 cents per swipe if they have 1-499 active School Pride Debit Cards. When the partner organization reaches 500 or more active School Pride Debit Cards, they will begin to receive 10 cents per swipe the month following the month in which 500 active cards are on record with Pelican. Active cards are defined as cards that have had one qualifying point-of-sale transaction in the last 90 days. Partner organizations will receive funds raised from qualifying transactions made from January 1 start of business to December 31 end of business each year by check in January of the following year.
2Each homeroom classroom will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card from Pelican the month following the month in which 250 active cards are on record.