Foundation approves 3 grants for credit unions to develop financial health KPIs

MADISON, WI (January 10, 2019) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has approved grants totaling $54,000 for three organizations to work with the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) to develop financial health-related key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the financial health ...

Foundation announces new engagement department

MADISON, WI (January 9, 2019) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has announced a staff transition that will see three current employees take on exciting new roles with an increased focus on demonstrating the impact of Foundation programs and growing the number of ...

Second annual Biz Kid$ middle school cooperative entrepreneurship competition

MADISON, WI (December 19, 2018) — Over 100 middle school students from seventeen schools across Oklahoma participated in the second annual Biz Kid$ Cooperative Entrepreneurship Program hosted by the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education, presented by the WEOKIE Federal Credit Union Foundation with grant funding ...

42 CU professionals become Certified Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs)

MADISON, WI (November 30, 2018) — Forty-two credit union professionals were certified as Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after completing the National Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training. The November DE Training was held November 7-13, 2018 at the Lowell Center ...

Diana Dykstra honored as 2019 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winner

MADISON, WI (November 14, 2018) — In recognition for over 30 years in the credit union movement as an innovator and industry leader, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce Diana R. Dykstra, President/CEO of the California and Nevada Credit ...

Crystal Long honored as 2019 Herb Wegner Memorial Award winner

MADISON, WI (November 7, 2018) — In recognition of her embodiment of the “people helping people” philosophy of credit unions and service to the El Paso community, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce Crystal Long, President and CEO of GECU, ...

Martinez to receive Anchor Award by Foundation

MADISON, WI (October 17, 2018) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has announced that Brett Martinez, President/CEO of Redwood Credit Union, will be honored with the Foundation’s Anchor Award for his exemplary leadership during the 2017 Northern California Wildfires. The Anchor ...

CUAid activated to assist credit union people affected by Hurricane Michael

MADISON, WI (October 11, 2018) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has opened CUAid to receive disaster relief funds to assist credit union people affected by Hurricane Michael; a Category 4 hurricane that has caused catastrophic effects across Florida and Georgia and is ...

45 CU professionals become certified Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs)

MADISON, WI (October 10, 2018) — Forty-five credit union professionals were certified as Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after completing the National Credit Union Foundation’s Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training. The September DE Training was held September 19-25, 2018 at the Lowell Center ...

Foundation announces 2019 Wegner Award Winners

MADISON, WI (October 8, 2018) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. Diana Dykstra and Crystal Long will be recognized with Outstanding Individual Achievement Awards, and Nusenda Credit Union Foundation will ...

National Credit Union Foundation board nominations open

MADISON, WI (October 2, 2018) — The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is currently seeking nominations for four board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected, as long ...