Economic Empowerment


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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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