Biz Kid$ Financial Ed Grants Now Available from Foundation

Credit union organizations can now apply for a Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grant from the National Credit Union Foundation through March 31, 2017. The Foundation is looking to distribute up to $75,000 in grant funds to credit union organizations as part of this effort.

“We are excited to once again offer these Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants to improve the financial futures of the next generation through the award-winning Biz Kid$ program,” said Danielle Brown, the Foundation’s Director of Development & Donor Relations. “In the past five years we’ve distributed these grants, we have seen credit union organizations find creative ways to use the Biz Kid$ program. We look forward to seeing the impact of these new grants over the next year.”

Learn More

Silent Auction at CUNA GAC Benefiting the National Credit Union Foundation

For the second year in a row, there will be a silent auction occurring in the Main Exhibit Hall during CUNA GAC beginning on Sunday, February 26 at 5PM and running through Tuesday, February 28 at 8:45AM. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Foundation to help improve more people's financial lives through credit unions.

Various exhibitor booths throughout the hall will be marked with a Foundation Auction sign, indicating their participation in the auction. Silent auction bidders have the opportunity to compete for these items at each designated booth. Silent auction items have been donated by designated exhibitors, including electronics, gift cards, autographed memorabilia and more!

Click to download a listing of vendors and auction items available.

Murmurings Podcast #18 – Getting Money Savvy with Adam Carroll

On this podcast, we’re talking about getting youth more money savvy with Adam Carroll, Chief Education Officer at National Financial Educators. Adam has been speaking and writing on the topic of financial education for more than a decade. We talk about a lot of exciting things Adam is working on such as his new documentary on the student loan debt epidemic called “Broke, Busted & Disgusted”, his book The Money Savvy Student, and new courses he’s creating such as one entitled “Raising Money Savvy Kids.”

You’ll also hear about Adam’s work on the board of directors of the Iowa Credit Union Foundation, whose mission to help Iowans build wealth, responsibility and independence, with the vision to eliminate poverty in the state of Iowa.

Learn More