The Suncoast Difference

At Suncoast, we pride ourselves on being different. Everything we do is with our members in mind, from our lower rates on loans to our many free services. We’re committed to giving back to the community and providing excellent service to meet all your financial needs.  

Suncoast Credit Union's grand opening of the downtown St. Pete branch

Our Mission

Our mission is simple — to improve the quality of our members' lives by maintaining a strong, secure and innovative credit union.

Our Story

Suncoast Credit Union began in 1934 when a handful of local educators founded Hillsborough County Teachers Credit Union. Throughout the years, we’ve grown and expanded our membership to include anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in the Florida counties we serve.

Today, we’re proud to be the largest credit union in Florida. From our humble beginnings to all of the exciting developments along the way, Suncoast’s history is rich with memorable moments. And every one of them is thanks to our incredible members.


Our Member Benefits

Our members get more than perks and discounts. Suncoast can help you save money in every stage of your life with our low rates and high returns.


Suncoast By The Numbers

Shares & Deposits


Total Members' Equity



As of 6/30/2024

$185 million total financial benefit to members 




Annual Benefit Per Member Household

*Direct financial benefits to members during the 12 months ending August 2023 as defined in the CUNA Membership Benefits Report for Suncoast.  

Our Accolades

We’ve been honored with a number of local and national accolades. These awards represent all of the hard work we’ve put in to make sure that our members can thrive financially. We’re proud of everything we’ve achieved, because our members deserve the best and that’s what we deliver!

The Suncoast Difference Accolades 2022

Suncoast Credit Union Donations

Giving back to the community is part of our DNA at Suncoast. Simply using a Suncoast debit or credit card lets you make a difference in the lives of local children with your everyday purchases.

See for Yourself

The donations the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation is able to make, thanks to its members, is something we feel really good about. Since the program’s inception, more than $40 million has been donated to support initiatives related to the education, health and emotional well-being of children in our area. Explore our donations for 2022 and see the difference we make in the community.

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    Find out more about Suncoast donations in your county.

    In 2023 Suncoast gave over $4.5 Million back to local communities, BUT THAT’S ONLY HALF THE STORY.

    The Suncoast Difference 

    At Suncoast, we know that every person is capable of making a positive difference. Our organization prides itself on giving back to our local communities through philanthropic and educational efforts. We’re also committed to being environmentally responsible members of the community through our green initiatives.

    This year’s annual report provides a deeper look at our outreach programs and our impact on our communities.

    View 2023 Annual Report