The Northwest is constantly changing. Its storied landscapes, diverse communities, and economy never stop evolving. As the financial needs of Northwest residents shift, credit unions continually strive for new innovations that meet those needs. That is especially true in rural areas where remoteness, evolving economies, and sometimes, banks closing branches or leaving, make it challenging for residents seeking financial services. “Rural residents need a financial partner they can trust to help grow their communities, expand economic development, and bridge the earnings gap,” said Dr. Neil Tocher, professor and Chair of the Department of Marketing and Management in the Idaho State…Read more »
Rural Access Grants
NWCUA member credit unions that are interested in exploring the needs of the rural communities in your membership are welcome to apply for a planning grant of up to $10,000 or a project grant up to $50,000 to support your efforts.