NWFCU Foundation raises $100K for scholarship program at 5th Annual Golf Tournament

HERNDON, VA (November 13, 2020)NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fifth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on October 19, 2020. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005, totaling over $1.5 million.

“We are deeply grateful for our sponsors and golfers who, in the midst of this year’s challenges, helped make this the most successful Drive for the Driven golf tournament ever,” said Executive Director of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, Kaycee Childress. “Proceeds from this year’s event will help us expand the program in years to come, awarding even more scholarships to talented, hard-working recipients, as well as continuing to build our community college Helping Hands and Lifeline grant programs.”

2020 Sponsors Included:

Scholarship Sponsors of two scholarships: Fiserv and Alkami

Scholarship Sponsors: Core BTSKasasaKudulis Reisinger PriceNorthwest Federal Credit Union and Stifel

Additional Sponsors:

ABM Building Solutions
Apple Spice
Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects
Cathedral Corporation
CUNA Mutual
Dark Wolf
First American Mortgage
GAM Graphics and Marketing
Northwest Insurance Agency
Potomac Business Services
Retail Alliance
Southwest Business Corporation
Summit Marketing
T. Rowe Price
Virginia Credit Union League
Wheat’s Landscaping

2020 scholarships were awarded in May 2020. Applications for the 2021 scholarships will be available November 30, 2020.

Golfers played through a hole sponsored by
Silver Sponsor Arent Fox

A refreshment table available to golfers courtesy of
Bronze Sponsor Northwest Financial Advisors

About Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation

The NWFCU Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established in 2004 to promote and manage Northwest Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic activities. The mission of the NWFCU Foundation is to empower youth to achieve their goals by helping them learn, excel and celebrate life and by supporting their health, well-being and education. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law for those who itemize deductions. For more information, visit


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