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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 Biz Kid$, Economic Empowerment

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MAXX 2019: Northwest Credit Union Foundation Celebrates Donors at Appreciation Breakfast

It’s an annual MAXX tradition – each year, on the second morning of the convention, over 100 credit union professionals gather around platefuls of bacon and eggs and talk about the impact their credit unions are making in their communities in partnership with the Northwest Credit Union Foundation. It’s an opportune moment to recognize all […]

Posted September 27, 2019 in NWCUF

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

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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