Premier Members Credit Union recognized with regional 2018 MWCUA Community Impact Award

Award granted to PMCU for community giving program

BOULDER, CO (November 1, 2018) — Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) was recognized by the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) for their charitable giving program by receiving the Community Impact Award at the MWCUA Star Gala event in Phoenix, Ariz. October 26. The award, distinguishing the embodiment of “People helping people,” was awarded to PMCU based upon PMCU’s community philanthropic program, Premier Gives.

Founded in 2012, Premier Gives has granted more than $140,000 in scholarships to high school students and their teachers seek higher education. It provided more than $228,500 in employee charitable contributions through corporate funds matching, and provides the community with more than 1,620 employee outreach hours annually. Community agencies supported include Foothills United Way, Community Food Share, Realities for Children and many more.

“It is our distinct honor to accept this award on behalf of the MWCUA and the states they serve,” said Jason Bauer, Chief Marketing Officer. “We are proud to represent the credit union movement in the way we at PMCU embrace the credit union philosophy of ‘people helping people.’”

Contenders for the Community Impact Award included credit unions from Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona. To learn more about Premier Gives, visit

About Premier Members Credit Union

Premier Members Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution dedicated to providing financial solutions to individuals and businesses in Colorado’s Front Range. With more than 77,000 members, $1.7 billion in assets, and 19 retail branches, Premier Members is a leader in the credit union industry. In addition to being at the forefront of the industry in sustainable business practices, Premier Members takes pride in giving back to the communities it serves, supporting a wide variety of partnerships with charitable and sustainable organizations like Community Foundation Boulder County, Eco Cycle, Impact on Education, Jack’s Solar Garden, United Way, Westminster Public Schools Foundation, and others. In 2021, Premier Members Credit Union was awarded first place in the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and has also been recognized as a Civic 50 Honoree each year since 2020, where the credit union was recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in Colorado. To learn more, visit


Karen Bigelow
Corporate Social Responsibility & Public Relations
Premier Members Credit Union

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