Deadline Approaching for Foundation's Experiential Learning Grant Applications

Credit union organizations have until July 15, 2015 to apply for a Experiential Learning Grant from the National Credit Union Foundation.

Experiential learning is the process of making meaning from a direct experience. Research has shown that most people learn best through experiential learning, or “learning by doing,” which is why the Foundation will support organizational efforts to start new programs or enhance existing experiential learning programs.

Nominations Now Open for 2016 Wegner Awards

Credit union supporters are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards to be presented by the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation). Winners will be honored at the Foundation’s annual awards dinner on February 22, 2016 in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

“The Foundation’s Wegner Awards are widely considered the highest national honors in the credit union movement, so we encourage you to nominate your best and brightest for these prestigious awards,” said Danielle Brown, Foundation Director of Donor Relations and Development.

Wrap-up of the Foundation's Twitter Chat on CUs' Staff Financial Wellness Programs

To highlight National Employee Wellness Month in June, the National Credit Union Foundation held a Twitter chat on Thursday, June 18 to discuss how credit unions include financial wellness as part of their internal programs.

The highlights of the chat are now posted online.