This toolkit explores how credit unions are engaging in philanthropy, the resources available to credit unions, trends in starting credit union foundations, and some examples of different credit unions’ philanthropic endeavors. It also provides background on the philanthropic role and work of the National Credit Union Foundation and state credit union foundations, which credit unions can leverage in their own communities.
More than ever, credit unions are expanding their charitable endeavors. From food drives to breast cancer walks, credit unions are significantly involved in charitable works around the country. This toolkit was produced to help your credit union improve the financial lives of your members and those in your communities through impactful philanthropy.