5/11/2021 Credit unions’ community impact may be the most important thing that differentiates them from other financial institutions. With their not-for-profit, cooperative structure, they are built to serve communities, and they do so — every day. But there is work to be done proving their collective impact. When impact is documented, collectively and at the […]
GoWest Foundation’s Scholarship Program Empowers Credit Union Employees to Grow Through Professional Development
Since its inception, the GoWest Foundation, formerly known as Northwest Credit Union Foundation, has been a consistent resource for credit union employees, ensuring they have access to the training they need to successfully serve their credit unions and communities. At a time when credit unions may be tightening their training budget belts, a scholarship from […]
Posted August 13, 2020 in Cooperative Development
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the Northwest, the role credit unions play in serving their communities is even more important. Apart from offering financial services, many credit unions provide a variety of charitable contributions or sponsorships to local organizations and serve as directors on nonprofit and community boards. Credit unions’ continued engagement with these […]
Clackamas Federal Credit Union is taking preventative measures and offering financial relief to members who might be impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact in Clackamas County, throughout the state, and across the nation, the credit union is taking action to keep members and staff safe while […]
Posted March 18, 2020 in Cooperative Development
When times get tough, credit unions step up. As coronavirus makes its rounds globally and in the United States, Northwest credit unions are jumping in to provide steadfast support for their members and employees. Thanks to advances in technology and credit unions’ commitment to providing convenient services, credit unions have virtual banking options, which means […]
Posted March 17, 2020 in Cooperative Development
The Northwest Credit Union Foundation continues to focus on new, innovative ways to help credit unions strengthen the financial lives of credit union members and their communities. This important work wouldn’t be possible, however, without the generous, longstanding support of Northwest credit unions. In 2019, Northwest Credit Union Association members donated more than $500,000 to the Foundation, making priorities like the Community Impact Reporting Tool and workforce housing […]
Credit unions across the Northwest begin entering 2018 data into the Community Impact Reporting Tool.
Wauna Federal Credit Union Drives Youth Participation and Engagement through National Savings Campaign
National Credit Union Youth Month focuses on helping children develop strong savings skills to build better futures.
Posted March 18, 2019 in Cooperative Development
Northwest Credit Union Foundation provides scholarships to those interested in pursuing professional development.
Scholarships honor Thomson’s legacy and contributions to the Credit Union Movement.