Minnesota Credit Union Foundation
|CREDIT UNION BUILDER AWARD|
|Recent honorees include:|
Hiway Federal Credit Union
TopLine Federal Credit Union
Associated Healthcare Credit Union
|Merlin J. Magnusson
General Mills Federal Credit Union
|see all CU Builder honorees|
The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is an organization dedicated to providing the resources for credit unions and communities to prosper and thrive. Established in 1969, the Foundation has helped many credit unions with limited resources to grow and prosper and reach underserved communities. Founded by the Minnesota Credit Union Network and governed by a board of directors from various Minnesota credit unions, the Foundation considers grant requests with an eye toward its goal of empowering people to achieve.
$7,500 in Financial Education Grants available – now accepting applications!
The Foundation is currently accepting applications for its spring round of Financial Education Grants. Credit unions can apply for grant funding for a variety of projects and initiatives, to be announced and awarded in mid-April. The application deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014. ► more
Foundation promotes personal finance curriculum for credit union use
Through several relationship on the local and national level, the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation is excited to promote a handful of resources for credit unions to engage in financial education. ► more
Investment program makes Foundation support quick & painless
Credit unions take advantage of the Community Investment Fund (CIF) to support state and national financial educatin efforts. When investing in the CIF, credit unions receive 50 percent of the return, and the remaining 50 percent goes toward supporting the Minnesota and National foundations. ► more