People Helping People

We Believe in Financial Freedom

How We Help

Our Mission

The National Credit Union Foundation is a catalyst to
improve people’s financial lives through credit unions.

How We Help

Strengthening Financial Well-being

Through various programs, the Foundation is working to improve and measure the financial well-being of your credit union members.

Biz Kid$: Teaching Kid$ About Money

Fairs & Simulations: Behavior Change Catalyst

Improving People's Financial Health

Financial Counseling: Enhanced FiCEP


Leveraging the Credit Union Difference

The Foundation helps credit union volunteers and professionals understand how to “keep purpose constant” in our movement through:

Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program

Leveraging the Credit Union Difference Session Materials

Uniting Resources to Help Credit Union People During Disaster

Through CUAid, the Foundation raises disaster relief donations to support credit union employees and volunteers who suffer unrecoverable losses.

CUAid: Disaster Relief
The National Credit Union Foundation is able to leverage funds from many credit unions to tackle issues and opportunities that are difficult for any single credit union to tackle. From financial literacy projects, grants, philosophy training, to the Biz Kid$ television show, the Foundation is often an incubator of ideas that are important to our social mission and is one of the credit union movement’s best examples of collaboration for the benefit of our members and communities.
- Chuck Purvis
President/CEO, Coastal FCU

News & Updates

Tickets & Sponsorships Now Available for Foundation's Wegner Awards Dinner

Credit union leaders and supporters can now purchase their sponsorships and tickets for the 30th annual National Credit Union Foundation Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards. The dinner will take place on February 26, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

Sponsorships and tickets for this fundraising gala are available online at ncuf.coop or by mail with the deadline of February 9, 2018 to purchase. There are a variety of sponsorship and ticket levels for this premier event with different benefits associated with each.

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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, 2018. The Foundation is looking to distribute up to $75,000 in grant funds to credit union organizations as part of this effort.

The application can be found here or by visiting ncuf.coop/bkgrants.

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On the Blog: Why Visa is a Proud Supporter of the Foundation's Wegner Awards Dinner & Trusted Partner to CUs

The National Credit Union Foundation’s Dinner Presenting the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards is just around the corner, and at the Foundation we are gearing up for another unforgettable event.

Returning once again as our Premier Sponsor of the event is VISA. I had the opportunity to talk with Doug Leighton, Head of Community Accounts at VISA, about the Wegner Dinner and what their sponsorship of the event means to them and to the industry.

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