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Report: Foundation grants provide insights for credit unions to better support communities of color

The demographic makeup of the U.S. is forever changing. Understanding how an individual’s race, ethnicity and culture influences their financial behaviors is key to the credit union movement’s mission to […] Find out more »


Going all in to fight the racial wealth gap

America’s demographics are shifting, and credit unions have a decision to make: Invest in ways to support culturally diverse communities or risk being left behind. For Iowa’s GreenState Credit Union, […] Find out more »

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Achieving long-term, sustainable growth through living your mission

If your community is growing, it’s also diversifying. To this point, the U.S. Latino population is growing rapidly in communities across the nation. In 2021, roughly one in five Americans […] Find out more »

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Foundation Announces 2024 Herb Wegner Memorial Award Winners

MADISON, WI – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has announced the recipients of the 2024 Herb Wegner Memorial Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement and Outstanding Organization; Tony C. Budet, Judy […] Find out more »

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

MADISON, WI (September 28, 2023) – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is currently seeking candidates for its volunteer Board of Directors. Eight seats have terms expiring at the […] Find out more »


Foundation Promotes Tobi Weingart to Chief Program Officer

Madison, Wis. – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has announced the promotion of Tobi Weingart to Chief Program Officer. “Tobi has brought keen instructional design and strategy acumen […] Find out more »

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2023 I-CUDE US awardees

Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions to Welcome 18 New I-CUDEs

Seven countries represented in the Class of 2023 Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) on July 25 will recognize 18 people from seven countries as the International Credit Union Development Educator […] Find out more »

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AACUC Names Inaugural Maurice R. Smith DEI Leadership Award Recipients

Honorees to be Celebrated at the 25th Anniversary AACUC Annual Conference in July SNELLVILLE, GA – The African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) has named the inaugural Maurice R. Smith DEI […] Find out more »

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Putting your money where you mission is

For the last decade, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has been writing and speaking about strategic philanthropy. This emphasizes that credit unions’ charitable contributions should align with—and advance—their guiding philosophy […] Find out more »