What are the awards?
The United States Development Education (DE) Program Awards provide U.S.-trained Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) the opportunity to honor those individuals who exemplify the DE spirit through their individual or cooperative efforts to make a difference in the movement. Examples may include marketing and communications around the DE program to enhance participation, coordinating a project which benefits a local or national community, developing a fundraising strategy to benefit a local charity or credit union organization, promoting financial literacy and education to youth and adults, reaching decision-makers through advocacy efforts, providing technical assistance to a credit union or related organization, or completing an international volunteer project.
Honors a single individual for accomplishments that have made a significant impact on the national or international basis. Nomination should cite a specific achievement.
Cooperative Spirit Award
Honors a group of individuals for a project that has made a significant difference to a community, school, a credit union or the greater credit union movement.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Honors an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the credit union movement and the DE program over several years of service.
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