National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

The National Credit Union Foundation is currently seeking nominations for three board seats. Volunteers may generally serve up to three terms of the duration of the term of office for the seat they are selected, as long as they are re-nominated by the Foundation Nominations Committee and re-elected by the Foundation Board.

Qualified candidates interested in applying for any of these seats can visit to obtain the “Declaration of Candidacy” document. Applications must be received by October 13, 2017.

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National Credit Union Foundation Approves 12 Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

The Foundation's board of directors has approved 12 new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants for 2017-2018, totaling $68,500. These grants are distributed to encourage credit union organizations to use Biz Kid$ and its curriculum to improve students’ financial well-being.

Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

“We are very excited to be funding these unique Biz Kid$ initiatives,” said Danielle Brown, the Foundation’s Director of Development & Donor Relations.

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On the Blog: Murmurings Podcast #32 – DE Day of Service (& More) with GECU

On this episode, we talk about some interesting community outreach inspired by our Credit Union Development Education (DE) Program.

To celebrate the 2nd DE Day of Service recently, GECU in El Paso, Texas, donated enough food to feed 100 local families in conjunction with the grand opening of the food pantry at the Lower Dyer Community Center. You’ll hear from Ruby Alvarez, Community Development Manager at GECU, about not only the DE Day of Service, but their in-school branches, free tax preparation (VITA program), partnerships, Life Simulations for employees and much more.

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