Posts Tagged ‘The Foundation Blog’

$100K grant to support credit union diversity and financial health

$100K grant to support credit union diversity and financial health

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has announced a $100,000 grant to help smaller credit unions analyze membership demographics and better understand the roles culture, race and ethnicity play in financial well-being. The [...]

Side Effects: Act 3 | Here Right Now

Side Effects: Act 3 | Here Right Now

I don’t know how to begin her story because I know, and she knows, how it will end. And every time I think about it, I break. I’ve avoided writing this essay, pushed [...]

Join the CU DEI Collective today

Join the CU DEI Collective today

Almost two years ago, the Credit Union system came together to form the CU DEI Collective, an organization devoted to advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in our industry.  As April is Diversity Awareness month, [...]

Foundation Field Notes Episode 11

Foundation Field Notes Episode 11

Improving people’s financial well-being takes creativity, commitment and a culture of service. These are the stories of credit unions and how they are putting people’s financial well-being at the center of their strategy. [...]

Help your members save during America Saves Week

Help your members save during America Saves Week

America Saves Week is here! This week is dedicated to encouraging individuals to take a look at their financials and make a plan to save to improve their financial well-being. The Foundation is proud to [...]

Looking back on 2020 impact

Looking back on 2020 impact

Oh, what a year! 2020 is coming to a close and while we’re looking forward to the new hope that 2021 brings, we wanted to reflect on all that was accomplished during the pandemic. [...]

Reinforcing our values and building self-respect

Reinforcing our values and building self-respect

2020 has been a rollercoaster in both our personal and professional lives. To help credit union leaders navigate these tough times – and help our colleagues do the same – the Foundation recently hosted an event that [...]

Everything is connected: Seeing financial health in 3D

Everything is connected: Seeing financial health in 3D

Igniting passion and knowledge around financial health and well-being is one of the three pillars of the Foundation. As a sponsor of the recent EMERGE Conference from the Financial Health Network, the Foundation is proud [...]

Foundation partners with BECU for empathy webinar series

Foundation partners with BECU for empathy webinar series

Earlier this year, the Foundation and CUNA hosted the eSchool: Putting Empathy into Action During a Pandemic. After attending the eSchool, Foundation supporter BECU asked about the opportunity to scale the empathy lessons within their [...]

2020 DE Day of Service recap

2020 DE Day of Service recap

On June 10, Credit Union Development Educators (DEs) from around the globe came together to make an incredible impact in their communities in celebration of the 5th annual DE Day of Service. Each year on [...]

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