Improving Lives Through Credit Unions

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Our Mission

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

Improving People's Financial Lives


The Foundation works to IGNITE understanding, passion and focus on member financial health by providing tools and resources so credit unions are recognized as national financial health leaders. We do so through:


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


Through CUAid, the Foundation can RESPOND quickly when disasters hit by harnessing cooperative generosity  to get credit union employees and volunteers back on their feet so they can serve members. We do so through:

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

Hear from President/CEO of PSCU, Chuck Fagan on how his organization's collaboration with the Foundation has strengthened the lives of those they work to serve: