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Credit Unions Encouraged to Join the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition

Credit unions across the Northwest have a new opportunity to boost middle school students’ financial literacy through the Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Northwest Credit Union Foundation. Biz Kid$, a program with strong Northwest roots, engages young people and helps them develop life skills in the areas of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. […]

Posted October 23, 2019 in Economic Empowerment

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The Northwest Credit Union Foundation Partners to Improve Financial Lives of Northwest Residents

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 […]

Posted August 6, 2019 in Cooperative Development, Donors

Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Donor Appreciation Breakfast Celebrates Credit Unions’ Contributions

MAXX 2019 attendees had an opportunity during the convention last week in Spokane to hear about how credit unions are improving the financial lives of their members and the communities they serve. During the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Donor Appreciation Breakfast, credit unions gathered to reconnect and hear how their contributions are making a difference […]

Posted October 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

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Workforce Housing Grant Applications Due Oct. 25

Credit unions interested in applying for a Northwest Credit Union Foundation workforce housing planning or project grant are encouraged to submit their proposed plans by Sept. 13. Final grant applications are due by Oct. 25. Those that submit their proposed plans will receive feedback from NWCUF staff prior to the final application submission. To submit […]

Posted October 23, 2019 in Workforce Housing

As Hurricane Dorian Leaves a Path of Destruction in the Bahamas, Credit Unions Step up to Help

As the widespread, deadly devastation of Hurricane Dorian comes into focus, the Worldwide Foundation of Credit Unions has initiated its first Project Storm Break to help those in need in the Bahamas, where the storm unleashed days of wrath last week. Several credit unions on the island of Grand Bahama saw extensive damage.   The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Project Storm […]

Posted October 23, 2019 in Disaster Relief

Workforce Housing Grant Applications due Oct. 25

Credit unions interested in applying for a Northwest Credit Union Foundation workforce housing planning or project grant are encouraged to submit their proposed plans by Sept. 13. Final grant applications are due by Oct. 25. Those that submit their proposed plans will receive feedback from NWCUF staff prior to the final application submission. To submit […]

Posted September 26, 2019 in Economic Empowerment, Workforce Housing